Brussels / 3 & 4 February 2018

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NetBSD - A modern operating system for your retro battlestation


The NetBSD operating systems focus on portability means that over the years since its inception it has ammassed support for a large body of platforms across many CPU architectures with continued support to this day.

The NetBSD operating systems focus on portability means that over the years since its inception it has ammassed support for a large body of platforms across many CPU architectures with continued support to this day.

Through this effort to provide extensive support many features & sub projects have developed to acomodate supported hardware. Everything from a Sun2 workstation to a Sega Dreamcast to an Amiga and many others. This talk will cover the details of these features which ease supporting such systems.

No system newer than 10 years old will be covered!

  • Introduction to NetBSD and the benefits of extensive support
  • Bootloaders
  • Use of Emulation
  • Automated testing on Amiga, Sega Dreamcast and beyond with Anita
  • Cross compilation support
  • Complimentary hardware projects: USB interface for your Turbo Channel VAX and more
  • Cutest of devices
  • Revival of once deemed dead ISA

Speakers

Sevan Janiyan

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