About NetBSD/rs6000

NetBSD/rs6000 is a port of NetBSD to the IBM RS/6000 class of MCA-based PowerPC machines. It's the first free Operating System to run on this class of machines.

For PReP-based IBM RS/6000 machines, please check NetBSD/prep. For OpenFirmware based RS/6000 machines, please see NetBSD/ofppc. If you don't know type of your RS/6000 model, please see Quick IBM/NetBSD model reference.

Tim Rightnour is the maintainer of NetBSD/rs6000.

NetBSD/rs6000 News

2007-12-17: Initial import of NetBSD/rs6000
NetBSD/rs6000, a new powerpc port for the early MCA-based IBM RS/6000 workstations, has been imported. More details (including kernel dmesg) are available in Tim Rightnour's annoucement.

Supported System Models

Currently the following models are known to run NetBSD/rs6000: