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NetBSD on the Raspberry Pi (cambus.net)
71 points by fcambus on Sept 25, 2014 | hide | past | web | favorite | 4 comments



NetBSD is one thing, but I still can't get over running http://www.raspberrypi.org/risc-os-for-raspberry-pi/

Having grown up with those machines suddenly finding a tiny board that costs $30 which runs this better than any of the desktops ever did . . . mind blowing.


As an American I'd never even heard of these things except through internet exploration, but I was always particularly fascinated with RISCOS once I did; even ran ROX briefly. I've been tempted to get a Pi just to try the real deal.



FYI, the Plan9Front raspberry pi image is also surprisingly useful if you want a fast-booting graphical terminal (I use it to VNC and SSH to normal boxes):

https://code.google.com/p/plan9front/wiki/9pi




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