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NetBSD 8.0 Release Candidate 1

The NetBSD Project is pleased to announce NetBSD 8.0 RC 1, the first release candidate for the upcoming NetBSD 8.0 release.
25 years and a few days after the first official NetBSD release (NetBSD 0.8 on April 19, 1993) we are now quickly approaching th…

Firefox 51 on sparc64 – we did not hit the wall yet

Keeping a current firefox working is a tough task. All NetBSD architectures are “tier 3” from the Mozilla foundations point of view.

Onodera-san (who does most of the pkgsrc work for mozilla based pkgs – and others) does a great job.

And on “strange” architectures like sparc64 it is even worse…

Firefox 51 on sparc64 – we did not hit the wall yet

Keeping a current firefox working is a tough task. All NetBSD architectures are “tier 3” from the Mozilla foundations point of view.

Onodera-san (who does most of the pkgsrc work for mozilla based pkgs – and others) does a great job.

And on “strange” architectures like sparc64 it is even worse…

More disk(s) fun

When I got my Sun T1000 machine, it came with a ~80 GB hard disk – good enough for a NetBSD installation, but a bit challenged when you want to use logical domains. Time to expand disk space, or maybe make it faster? But these 1U server machines do not offer a lot of room for extensions, and it is

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More disk(s) fun

When I got my Sun T1000 machine, it came with a ~80 GB hard disk – good enough for a NetBSD installation, but a bit challenged when you want to use logical domains. Time to expand disk space, or maybe make it faster? But these 1U server machines do not offer a lot of room for extensions, and it is

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