NetBSD/prep is the port of NetBSD to early PReP (PowerPC
Reference Platform) machines.
Motorola MTX604 Support
Support for the Motorola MTX604 and Raven host bridge based
machines has been added to the prep port.
IBM 7025-F40 Support
Support for the IBM RS/6000 7025 model F40 has been added to the
IBM 7025-F30 and Motorola Powerstack E1 Support
Support for the IBM RS/6000 7025 model F30 and the Motorola
Powerstack E1 have been added to the prep port.
IBM RS/6000 7024 Support
Support for the IBM RS/6000 7024 model E20 and E30 has been added
to the prep port.
IBM RS/6000 40P 6015 support
Platform support was extended to the IBM RS/6000 40P
IBM RS/6000 43P 7043-140 support
Platform support was extended to the IBM RS/6000 43P
Motorola Ultra 603 and Ultra Plus support
Platform support was extended to the Motorola Ultra 603
and Ultra Plus boards, which are the buildling blocks for
systems such as the Bull ESTRELLA 200 series.
Linux compatibility enabled for PowerPC ports
Emmanuel Dreyfus has integrated Linux binary compatibility for
PowerPC ports. This means that NetBSD/prep should now be able
to run LinuxPPC
binaries such as Netscape Communicator.
Archive of NetBSD/prep news items
Supported System Models
Currently the following models are supported in
- IBM 6015 (40P)
- IBM 6040 (ThinkPad 820)
- IBM 6050, 6070 (Power Series 830, 850)
- IBM 7248 (43P/100, 43P/120, 43P/133)
- IBM 7043 (43P-140)
- IBM 7024 (Model E20 and E30)
- IBM 7025 (Model F30 and F40)
- Motorola Powerstack E1
- Motorola Ultra 603 and Ultra Plus (Bull ESTRELLA
- Motorola MTX604 series machines
For early MCA-based IBM RS/6000 machines, please check
For OpenFirmware based RS/6000 machines, please see