CI20 status update


June 11, 2015 posted by Michael Lorenz

Some more hardware support has been added including ohci, ethernet and I2C, also all RAM is usable now.
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NetBSD ported to Hardkernel ODROID-C1


March 18, 2015 posted by Jared McNeill

NetBSD was recently ported to the Hardkernel ODROID-C1. The Hardkernel ODROID-C1 is a quad-core ARMv7 development board that features an Amlogic S805 SoC (quad-core Cortex-A5 @ 1.5GHz), 1GB RAM and gigabit ethernet for $35 USD.

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Raspberry PI 2 support added


March 09, 2015 posted by Nick Hudson

Initial support is now available for the Raspberry PI 2.

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CI20 reaches userland


March 07, 2015 posted by Michael Lorenz

My CI20 now makes it to userland, with root and ethernet via USB.
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Raspberry Pi GPU acceleration in NetBSD 7


January 30, 2015 posted by Jared McNeill

With the latest updates to NetBSD 7, the Raspberry Pi port now supports hardware acceleration using the built-in Broadcom VideoCore IV GPU. This enables 3D graphics acceleration and hardware accelerated video playback, a first for NetBSD/arm.

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The State of Accelerated Graphics on NetBSD/sparc, updated


January 07, 2015 posted by Michael Lorenz

This is an update to this post.
Some new drivers were added ( cgtwelve, mgx ), others got improvements ( SX acceleration, support for 8bit tcx ).[Read More] [2 comments]

 

So they sent me a CI20


November 23, 2014 posted by Michael Lorenz

When I found out that Ingenic is giving away some of their MIPS Creator CI20 boards I applied, and to my surprise they sent me one. Of course, the point was to make NetBSD work on it. I just finished the first step.
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ARM multiprocessor support


November 06, 2014 posted by Martin Husemann

NetBSD now supports multiple cores on various ARM SoCs.[Read More] [4 comments]

 

The playstation2 port is back


March 31, 2014 posted by Martin Husemann

After not having a usable compiler for a few years, the playstation2 port is returning, now that gcc 4.9 (gcc-current in NetBSD terms) re-acquired support for the R5900 CPU[Read More] [2 comments]

 

SX support added


July 03, 2013 posted by Michael Lorenz

Support for Sun's SX rendering engine ( found in the SparcStation 20 and 10SX's memory controllers ) has been added, both for the console and X. Both drivers support basic acceleration ( block copy, rectangle fill, character drawing in the kernel ), the Xorg driver also supports Xrender acceleration. This probably makes SX the oldest supported hardware which can do that.

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Thylacine USB driver


April 28, 2013 posted by Blog Import

Zorro attachment code for slhci(4) driver was added. Thylacine USB card is now supported. However, so far only keyboards and mice work reliably. To use them instead of standard Amiga keyboard and mouse wscons kernel is required. [0 comments]

 

XM6i ver 0.41


April 25, 2013 posted by Blog Import

XM6i version 0.41 has been released. Now XM6i supports MC68881 FPU emulation and the performance of NetBSD/x68k on XM6i is notably improved. XM6i's FPU emulation code was based on NetBSD/m68k FPE sources, and then the XM6i developments also improve NetBSD/m68k FPE implementation. [0 comments]