Jeff Rizzo over at the NetBSD blog has compiled a condensed list of highlights for this release:
NetBSD 6.1 will be the first feature update for the NetBSD 6 branch. There are many new drivers, some new features, and many bug fixes! Highlights include:
- Bugfixes and feature improvements to NPF, the NetBSD Packet Filter
- Improvements to several ARM platforms, including Raspberry Pi which now has nearly-complete support.
- Support for dtrace on amd64
- MIPS ports switched to gdb 7.3.1, gdb6 removed
- Additional device support in key drivers including wm(4), uftdi(4), mfi(4), bge(4), aac(4), tlp(4) and others.
- Various port-specific improvements to the amiga, arm, sparc64 and x68k ports.
I have been using NetBSD a lot for various projects throughout the years and fully endorse this project.
The above image is a NetBSD disk from a Scandinavian store which I used to support by purchasing their products – I have loads. This one is NetBSD 1.5.1 – definitely classed as “NetBSD paraphernalia” by today’s standards.
Downloads and Mirrors
For the AMD64 ISO I’ve mirrored it here, see:
Alternatively use the direct link to the .iso, here:
For official mirror list follow the below link: