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About NetBSD/prep

NetBSD/prep is the port of NetBSD to early PReP (PowerPC Reference Platform) machines.

NetBSD/prep News

2007-04-26: Motorola MTX604 Support
Support for the Motorola MTX604 and Raven host bridge based machines has been added to the prep port.
2006-09-07: IBM 7025-F40 Support
Support for the IBM RS/6000 7025 model F40 has been added to the prep port.
2006-04-26: IBM 7025-F30 and Motorola Powerstack E1 Support
Support for the IBM RS/6000 7025 model F30 and the Motorola Powerstack E1 have been added to the prep port.
2006-02-23: IBM RS/6000 7024 Support
Support for the IBM RS/6000 7024 model E20 and E30 has been added to the prep port.
2004-06-26: IBM RS/6000 40P 6015 support
Platform support was extended to the IBM RS/6000 40P 6015.
2002-05-30: IBM RS/6000 43P 7043-140 support
Platform support was extended to the IBM RS/6000 43P 7043-140.
2002-02-26: Motorola Ultra 603 and Ultra Plus support
Platform support was extended to the Motorola Ultra 603 and Ultra Plus boards, which are the buildling blocks for systems such as the Bull ESTRELLA 200 series.
2001-03-12: Linux compatibility enabled for PowerPC ports
Emmanuel Dreyfus has integrated Linux binary compatibility for PowerPC ports. This means that NetBSD/prep should now be able to run LinuxPPC binaries such as Netscape Communicator.

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Supported System Models

Currently the following models are supported in NetBSD/prep:

  • IBM 6015 (40P)
  • IBM 6040 (ThinkPad 820)
  • IBM 6050, 6070 (Power Series 830, 850)
  • IBM 7248 (43P/100, 43P/120, 43P/133)
  • IBM 7043 (43P-140)
  • IBM 7024 (Model E20 and E30)
  • IBM 7025 (Model F30 and F40)
  • Motorola Powerstack E1
  • Motorola Ultra 603 and Ultra Plus (Bull ESTRELLA 200)
  • Motorola MTX604 series machines

For early MCA-based IBM RS/6000 machines, please check NetBSD/rs6000. For OpenFirmware based RS/6000 machines, please see NetBSD/ofppc.

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  • X server
  • etc, etc...

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