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Old 6th May 2008
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Default Your NetBSD hardware

Alright, I'll go first.

Sun Sparcstation 20
512 MB RAM
2 x 4.3 GB SCSI drives plus 1 4.3 GB Ultra-SCSI drive (external)
HappyMeal SBus NIC to give it 100BaseTX
SBus Ultra-SCSI controller card
Dual 180 MHz HyperSparc CPUs

I currently have it running headless just for fun. It's powerful enough that it might be okay with a GUI though.
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Old 6th May 2008
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NetBSD 4.0 install:
  • Dell Latitude CPx
  • 128MB RAM
  • 10GB internal hard drive
  • PIII 500MHz
  • D-Link WNA-1330 wireless adapter

It's running IceWM, and I'm pretty happy with performance (considering the hardware).
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NetBSD-4 on Fujitsu Siemens v3515:

$ sysctl machdep.cpu_brand
machdep.cpu_brand = Intel(R) Celeron(R) M CPU        430  @ 1.73GHz

$ sysctl hw.physmem
hw.physmem = 1541591040


$ X -version
XFree86 Version 4.5.0

$ fluxbox -v
Fluxbox 1.0.0 : (c) 2001-2007 Fluxbox Team
Just getting started, ath0 spits error, crapy via graphics (1024x768 atm), but lost of fun with NetBSD though!
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AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+
80GB Harddisk
NetBSD 4.0
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Pentium III @ 866Mhz
ex0: 3Com 3c905C-TX 10/100 Ethernet with mngmt
ep0: 3Com 3c595-TX 10/100 Ethernet
wd0: 28629 MB
wd1: 57220 MB

These are the basic stats for my router. It also acts as a backup machine using rsnapshot (and I try and make an archive of that once every few months if I remember) of my main machine's data excluding music and movies and such. It runs headless and I have a serial cable between it and the main machine in my house. I usually access it through ssh but I use the serial connection for networking issues and major upgrades.
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HP Pavillion a6230n Multimedia Desktop PC
Processor: AMD Athlon X2 Duel Core 5600+

Memory: 3GB PC6400 DDR

SDA 300gb SATAII wewstern Digital

SDB 400GB SATA Western Digital
Monitor (with Xwindows correctly configrued): Dell 2005FPW

Video: On Board: NiVidia NeForce 6300 SE (again X windows System cought it right)

Linksys WMP54G PCI (real Tek RT6.1v4.1 firm ware) Wirtles card installed coreectly from zero hour AND WORKING!!

PC BSD 1.54 Release derived from Free BSD 6.3 stable ( with the 7.0 ports tree as of tonight)

I am onn the hunt for a sub 250 dollar NVidia GeForce PCI E Graphiocs Processing Unit (Please pm me with the exact address of the vinder and the exact url for the GPU.

FreeBSD a3j 6.3-RELEASE FreeBSD 6.3-RELEASE #0: Thu Mar 20 17:11:11 EDT 2008 root@pcbsd:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/PCBSD amd64


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1) Netbsd 4.0 on an Asus pundit:
2) NetBSD 4.0 on a fit-pc ( Oh, they are cute!):
Reg /T
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AMD Athlon 550MHz, AlphaServer DS10, AlphaStation 200
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my video card is NVidia Quadro NVS 285
on 64 bit NetBSD.

the rest is AMD Opteron,
some pentium, some sparc and some AMD.

I have posted my problem on facebook.

and here


but it looks more like a gay or minor lolita xxx site.

<admin@edry.com> does not respond.

It could happen to any site, but it can be prevented.
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Some time ago I trying to run NetBSD on PC Engines ALIX boards (Embedded boards designed for routers etc.). It works very well.
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NetBSD 4.0.1
Sony VAIO VGN-S560
1.86Ghz Centrino
100 GB HD
Wireless, CD/DVD Burner
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NetBSD 4.0.1. AMD64 MP
HP DL360 G4 one Xeon 3.4GHz (1MB L2 cache),
2GB PC2700 ECC memory.
72.8GB SCSI.

Works fine, just still some issues with 'X' though.

Last edited by Graaf_van_Vlaanderen; 18th April 2009 at 10:34 PM. Reason: Forgot to add HD
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NetBSD 5.1 ofppc
- 333 MHz POWER3-II 64-bit processor, 4 MB of L2 cache
- 512 MB of ECC SDRAM
- 18 GB Ultra3 SCSI HDD
- Two 10/100 Ethernet (IEEE 802.3 compliant)
- CD-ROM, Floppy, Tape Drive (I disconnected it, don’t need)

A bit of sweat, but installed and configured under a day. I am a FreeBSD user and this is my first exposure to NetBSD, so I hope I adapt fast.
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From Day to Day duties/activities I work on my Hewlett-Packard workstation xw6200; with dual 64 bit Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 3.00GHz, with 8 GB of the ECC memory. I turn off the HT.

I have build my own custom kernel, and now I'm doing research at that level [mostly [1]learning, [2]writing, [3]reading, go to [1] - and also experimenting with the Minix 3 that implements user-land from NetBSD.

"On top of the operating system is the rest of the system software. Here we find the command interpreter (shell), window systems, compilers, editors, and similar application-independent programs, It is important to realize that these programs are definitely not part of the operating system, even though they are typically supplied by the computer manufacturer.

This is a crucial, but subtle, point.

The operating system is that portion of the software that runs in kernel mode or supervisor mode. It is protected from user tampering by the hardware (ignoring for the moment some of the older microprocessors that do not have hardware protection at all). Compilers and editors run in user mode.

If a user does not like a particular compiler, he is free to write his own if he so chooses; he is not free to write his own disk interrupt handler, which is part of the operating system and is normally protected by hardware against attempts by users to modify it."

Tanenbaum A.S., Woodhull A.S., Operating System Design and Implementation, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 1997, p. 3.

Need to write some tutorial or paper about NetBSD internals/net capabilities.
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NetBSD 6.1.4 (CURRENT) amd64:
Asus P5KR
Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 Duo CPU E6550 @ 2.33GHz
120GB HD
ATI Radeon™ HD 5450
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