pkgsrc 50th release interviews - Sevan Janiyan


June 01, 2016 posted by Kamil Rytarowski

The pkgsrc team has prepared the 50th release of their package management system, with the 2016Q1 version. It's infrequent event, as the 100th release will be held after 50 quarters.

The NetBSD team has prepared series of interviews with the authors. The 2nd one is with Sevan Janiyan, a developer well known for his bulk builds for several platforms.

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64-bit ARM boards received from Rikomagic


September 30, 2015 posted by Martin Husemann

Rikomagic was kind enough to provide engineering samples of their RKM MK68 systems and documentation to a few NetBSD developers to assist in improving the aarch64 port.

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NetBSD on the NVIDIA Jetson TK1


July 25, 2015 posted by Jared McNeill

NetBSD is now running on the NVIDIA Jetson TK1 development kit. The NVIDIA Jetson TK1 is a quad-core ARMv7 development board that features an NVIDIA Tegra K1 (32-bit) SoC (quad-core Cortex-A15 @ 2.3GHz), 2GB RAM, gigabit ethernet, SATA, HDMI, mini-PCIE, and more.

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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]