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NetBSD 7.1 Is Out with Support for Raspberry Pi Zero, Better Linux Compatibility

Mar 16, 2017, 11:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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Prominent features of the NetBSD 7.1 release include support for the Raspberry Pi Zero single-board computer, better compatibility with Linux binaries so you can use various apps and plugins, such as Adobe Flash Player, better Ethernet support for ODROID-C1 SBCs, and the implementation of the vioscsi driver for Google Compute Engine disks. NetBSD 7.1 also comes with initial DRM/KMS support for Nvidia GPUs by using the Nouveau open-source graphics driver, which appears to be disabled by default. To enable it, you will have to uncomment both nouveaufb and nouveau in the kernel config.

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