if you get the following error while trying to fetch sets;

ftp: Can't LOOKUP `nyftp.NetBSD.org:http': Temporary failure in name resolution

Please use the nyftp's IP address instead:

As reported by http://stackoverflow.com/questions/27690637/installing-netbsd-sets-via-http-on-raspberry-pi-fails

Comment by Youri Sunday afternoon, March 22nd, 2015
Really looking forward to the future of this port! I'd love to build a fileserver with my C1 using NetBSD as the OS.
Comment by Bo terribly early Monday morning, March 9th, 2015
Thanks, Andrew. That worked.
Comment by Doug Thursday afternoon, March 5th, 2015

Instructions on how to build a FreeBSD image: http://azure.microsoft.com/blog/2014/05/22/running-freebsd-in-azure/

Instructions on how to build a Linux image: http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/virtual-machines-linux-tutorial/

Images can be published on http://vmdepot.msopentech.com when complete

How to customize and republish an image once a base image is available in VM Depot: https://vmdepot.msopentech.com/tutorial/freeBSD.html

Comment by Ross in the wee hours of Saturday night, February 22nd, 2015
Halibut might be worth including in the mix of options to consider. The source tarball is 919K, it's written in portable ANSI C (apart from requiring at least a 32-bit platform), it has no dependencies, and the license is MIT. It can directly generate plain ASCII text, HTML, PDF, PostScript, Unix man pages (i.e. nroff input to work with the -mandoc macro package), and Unix info.
Comment by J. Lewis Wednesday evening, February 4th, 2015
You might want to check out installing pkgsrc and building your own packages - this article may help http://www.cambus.net/netbsd-on-the-raspberry-pi/
Comment by Nick late Monday afternoon, January 5th, 2015

I have successfully installed NetBSD to my pi from the supplied images, but it is just the core system with no X server. I am a relative newby to Linux, let alone BSD and am slowly working my way around it, but I am struggling with pkg_add because I can't find a source file to match...

I downloaded rpi.img.gz from here: http://nyftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD-daily/netbsd-7/201501031030Z/evbarm-earmv6hf/binary/gzimg/

I followed the instructions on this page, but fall down when trying to add packages

but when following the instructions here: https://www.netbsd.org/docs/pkgsrc/using.html and here: http://www.netbsd.org/docs/guide/en/chap-boot.html

I cannot find a matching distribution.

uname -a reports: NetBSD rpi 7.0_BETA NetBSD 7.0_BETA (RPI_201501031030Z) evbarm

but the closest I can get is ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/pkgsrc/packages/NetBSD/evbarm/6.1

Should I be looking elsewhere for the repository?

Comment by Jonathan Sunday night, January 4th, 2015

The example code at http://repo.or.cz/w/eleutheria.git/blob_plain/master:/kqueue/kqdir.c has a bug. It skips the first file in the directory of files it's supposed to monitor.

I was able to fix this by changeing line 51 to while(cnt++ < 2 && (pdent = readdir(pdir)) != NULL)

Comment by Kevin early Thursday morning, January 1st, 2015

Some of the links in the "Additional Info" section refer to wiki.netbsd.org, whereas they should refer to www.netbsd.org.

For example: /ports/sparc64/faq.html is a broken link.

But changing wiki to www works: http://www.netbsd.org/ports/sparc64/faq.html

Links I've noticed that need correcting include: NetBSD/sparc64 FAQ Notes on System Models NetBSD/sparc64 History

Comment by Gareth mid-morning Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

I succeeded to connect via the serial port, but I have a first problems, the root partition exceeds the maximum capacity of the partition:

beagleboard# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail %Cap Mounted on /dev/ld0a 434M 434M -21M 105% /

I could make some changes and I do not know if it came from there, but it is impossible to create user the database is apparently corrupt:

beagleboard# pwd_mkdb /etc/master.passwd pwd_mkdb: Cannot open `/etc/spwd.db.tmp': File exists

Comment by Gilles Thursday evening, December 18th, 2014
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