NetBSD/i386 is the port of NetBSD to the IBM PCs and PC clones
with i386-family processors. It runs on ISA (AT-bus), EISA,
PCI, VL-bus and MCA systems,
with or without math coprocessors.
NetBSD/i386 was the original port of NetBSD, and was initially
released as NetBSD
0.8 in 1993.
Andrew Doran is the maintainer of NetBSD/i386.
Xbox support integrated into -current
Microsoft Xbox support has been integrated into -current by Andrew
Gillham and Jared D. McNeill. A bootable ISO image, sample root
filesystem, and instructions are available on the NetBSD ftp server here.
binary packages for i386 available
Manuel Bouyer announced
the availability of new binary packages for NetBSD/i386 2.1 and 3.0
The packages were built from the latest branch
Niels Provos has changed i386 pmap(9) in -current to use a splay
tree instead of linked lists, thereby made fork(2) scale much
better as the number of processes increases.
Archive of NetBSD/i386 news items