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 [[!template id=port  [[!template id=port
 port="newsmips"  port="newsmips"
 cur_rel="6.0"    cur_rel="6.1.5"  
 future_rel="7.0"  future_rel="7.0"
 changes_cur="6.0"  changes_cur="6.0"
 changes_future="7.0"  changes_future="7.0"
 thumbnail="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/newsmips/5000b.gif"  thumbnail="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/newsmips/5000b.gif"
 about="""  about="""
 NetBSD/newsmips is the port of NetBSD to SONY's MIPS based "NET WORK  NetBSD/newsmips is the port of NetBSD to SONY's MIPS based "NET WORK
 STATION" series. [More information](history.html) on these machines is  STATION" series. [More information](http://www.NetBSD.org/ports/newsmips/history.html) on these machines is
 available.  available.
   
 NetBSD/newsmips port is based on NetBSD/{mips,pmax} and 4.4BSD Lite2.  THe NetBSD/newsmips port is based on NetBSD/{mips,pmax} and 4.4BSD Lite2.
   
 m68k based NEWS machines are supported by [NetBSD/news68k](../news68k/)  m68k based NEWS machines are supported by the [[NetBSD/news68k|news68k]]
 port.  port.
   
 Sony has good pages about it's history in both  
 [Japanese](http://www.sony.co.jp/SonyInfo/CorporateInfo/History/SonyHistory/)  
 and  
 [English](http://www.sony.net/SonyInfo/CorporateInfo/History/SonyHistory/)  
 language. There is also a NEWS chapter available in both  
 [Japanese](http://www.sony.co.jp/SonyInfo/CorporateInfo/History/SonyHistory/2-12.html#block3)  
 and  
 [English](http://www.sony.net/SonyInfo/CorporateInfo/History/SonyHistory/2-12.html#block3).  
 (Note "MIPS" in this article stands for "Media Information Products and  
 System" Business Group, not the MIPS processors.)  
   
 According to that page, the first NEWS machine appeared in January 1987,  
 in Japan. It was  
 [NWS-800](http://museum.ipsj.or.jp/en/computer/work/0005.html), which is  
 not supported by NetBSD/news68k as of this writing. It was designed for  
 replacement of VAX mini-computers on desktop. The price was  
 950,000-2,750,000 Yen (\$8800-\$25000 US) and they were selling very  
 well in Japan. The NEWS machines were used for DTP, CAD/CAM etc. They  
 were sold in USA and Europe (there are a few user of NetBSD/news68k in  
 USA and Italy) but the sales were hard because Sun Microsystems already  
 had big market share.  
   
 Sony released the newer MIPS based NEWS (NWS-3800) in December 1989, and  
 they were used for VOD system and internet server etc. Note that the  
 4.4BSD/Lite release also supported the news3400 models. Finally the NEWS  
 division in Sony has been dissolved in 1998.  
 """  """
 supported_hardware="""  supported_hardware="""
 Supported System Models  ## Supported System Models
 -----------------------  
   
 Currently only single CPU models are supported in NetBSD/newsmips.  Currently only single CPU models are supported by NetBSD/newsmips.
   
 -   R3000 and hyper-bus based models:  -   R3000 and hyper-bus based models:
     -   NWS-3470D      -   NWS-3470D
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 -   R4000/4400 and apbus based models:  -   R4000/4400 and apbus based models:
     -   NWS-5000      -   NWS-5000
   
 Supported Peripherals  ## Supported Peripherals
 ---------------------  
   
 -   On-board LANCE ethernet interface (*le*)  -   On-board LANCE ethernet interface ([[!template id=man name="le" section="4"]])
 -   On-board SONIC ethernet interface (*sn*)  -   On-board SONIC ethernet interface ([[!template id=man name="sn" section="4"]])
 -   On-board SONY CXD1185 SCSI interface (*sc*)  -   On-board SONY CXD1185 SCSI interface ([[!template id=man name="sc" section="4"]])
 -   On-board HP SPIFI3-SE SCSI interface (*spifi*)  -   On-board HP SPIFI3-SE SCSI interface (*spifi*)
 -   Most SCSI devices  -   Most SCSI devices
 -   On-board Z8530 serial interface (*zsc*)  -   On-board Z8530 serial interface ([[!template id=man name="zsc" section="4"]])
 -   keyboard (*kb*) and mouse (*ms*)  -   keyboard (*kb*) and mouse (*ms*)
 -   NWB-253 framebuffer (*fb*) (text only)  -   NWB-253 framebuffer (*fb*) (text only)
 -   "XA" framebuffer on news5000 (*xafb*) (text only)  -   "XA" framebuffer on news5000 (*xafb*) (text only)
 -   NWB-5852A 100BaseTX ethernet interface (*tlp*)  -   NWB-5852A 100BaseTX ethernet interface ([[!template id=man name="tlp" section="4"]])
   
 """  """
 unsupported_hardware="""  unsupported_hardware="""
   ## Not Yet Supported
   
   Models / Devices / Functions:
   
   
 -   IOP based systems (NWS-3800 series)  -   IOP based systems (NWS-3800 series)
 -   R4600 based systems (NWS-4000 series; on going)  -   R4600 based systems (NWS-4000 series; on going)
 -   internal floppy disk  -   internal floppy disk

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