New xen port maintainer


July 04, 2006 posted by Blog Import

After Manuel Bouyer had already taken over most of the tasks of a port maintainer, due to Christian Limpach's lack of time, he is now the official maintainer of NetBSD/xen. [0 comments]

 

NetBSD running on JavaStation Espresso


July 03, 2006 posted by Blog Import

Julian Coleman reported that together with Valeriy E. Ushakov he was able to make NetBSD boot in single-user mode on a JavaStation Espresso. [0 comments]

 

NetBSD as Domain0 for Xen3


July 03, 2006 posted by Blog Import

Manuel Bouyer announced in a message to the port-xen mailing list that NetBSD is finally usable as a Domain0 with version 3 of the Xen virtual machine monitor. [0 comments]

 

binary packages for m68k available


May 09, 2006 posted by Blog Import

About 1000 packages built from the latest branch pkgsrc-2006Q1 by Greg Oster are now available at ftp://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/packages/packages-2006Q1/NetBSD-3.0/m68k. The packages can be used on all ports based on m68k.
For some more details, see Greg Oster's announcement [0 comments]

 

IBM 7025-F30 and Motorola Powerstack E1 Support


April 26, 2006 posted by Blog Import

Support for the IBM RS/6000 7025 model F30 and the Motorola Powerstack E1 have been added to the prep port. [0 comments]

 

Xen-3 support pulled up to netbsd-3


April 07, 2006 posted by Blog Import

Manuel Bouyer pulled the Xen-3 domU support to the netbsd-3 branch. For dom0 support, you'll have to run -current or wait for NetBSD 4.0. [0 comments]

 

New Restore CD build script


April 01, 2006 posted by Blog Import

Dennis Chernoivanov has announced the availability of a new Restore CD build script, now available for testing and critique at ftp://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/cdi/cobalt/restorecd.tar.gz. A NetBSD 3.99.17 restore CD built using these tools is available at ftp://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/misc/cdi/cobalt/NetBSD3.99.17-restoreCD.iso. See his email to the port-cobalt mailing list for further details. [0 comments]

 

Xen3 domU is now functional


March 22, 2006 posted by Blog Import

Manuel Bouyer has continued his work on getting NetBSD to work on Version 3 of the Xen virtual machine monitor over the past few weeks and NetBSD should now be functional on Xen3 [unprivileged domains] with block and network devices. [0 comments]

 

XFree86 in 16 and 24bit


February 28, 2006 posted by Blog Import

Michael Lorenz announced that the pnozz(4) frame buffer now supports 8, 16 and 24bit color with full acceleration. See his message to the port-sparc mailinglist for more details. [0 comments]

 

IBM RS/6000 7024 Support


February 23, 2006 posted by Blog Import

Support for the IBM RS/6000 7024 model E20 and E30 has been added to the prep port. [0 comments]

 

(ia64) Moved sources to CVS


June 30, 2005 posted by Blog Import

Contact port maintainer or mailing list for more details. [0 comments]

 

hp700 boot-from-disk, installation tools


May 18, 2005 posted by Blog Import

Booting from disk now works (via a work-around for the underlying memory corruption bug). Release builds now include a sysinst-based installation LIF image. [0 comments]