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NetBSD/cobalt is the port of NetBSD to Cobalt Networks' MIPS-based Microservers, now known as Sun Server Appliances.

NetBSD/cobalt News

2010-12-08: NetBSD 5.2 restore CD/USB
New Restore CD/USB script and ISO/USB memory images built from NetBSD/cobalt 5.2 RELEASE are available at http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/arch/cobalt/restore-cd/5.2/.
2012-02-11: NetBSD 5.1.2 restore CD/USB
New Restore CD script with its ISO image and a brandnew Restore USB image built from NetBSD/cobalt 5.1.2 RELEASE are available at http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/arch/cobalt/restore-cd/5.1.2/.
2010-11-19: NetBSD 5.1 restore CD
Finally new Restore CD script and ISO image built from NetBSD/cobalt 5.1 RELEASE are available at http://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/arch/cobalt/restore-cd/5.1/.
2010-02-19: NetBSD 5.0.2 restore CD
New Restore CD build script and ISO image built from NetBSD/cobalt 5.0.2 release are available at ftp://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/arch/cobalt/restore-cd/5.0.2/. See Restore CD Howto for details.
2009-08-18: NetBSD 5.0.1 restore CD
New Restore CD build script and ISO image built from NetBSD/cobalt 5.0.1 release are available at ftp://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/arch/cobalt/restore-cd/5.0.1/. See Restore CD Howto for details.
2009-04-30: NetBSD 5.0 restore CD
New Restore CD build script and ISO image built from NetBSD/cobalt 5.0 release are available at ftp://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/arch/cobalt/restore-cd/5.0/. See Restore CD Howto for details.
2008-10-18: NetBSD 4.0.1 restore CD
New Restore CD build script and ISO image built from NetBSD/cobalt 4.0.1 release are available for testing and critique at ftp://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/arch/cobalt/restore-cd/4.0.1/. See README, CHANGES files in the tar.gz archive and instructions.txt for details.
2006-04-01: New Restore CD build script
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.

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Supported System Models

All MIPS-based Qube and RaQ series systems from Cobalt Networks as well as the Gateway Micro Servers are supported.

The Phoenix Firewall Appliance Microserver and some versions of the Seagate NasRaQ may also be supported.

A built-in serial port is required for installation.

RaQ 3/4 Note

Note that the i386-based RaQ 3, RaQ 3i and RaQ 4 models are not supported by the cobalt port.

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