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Re: NetBSD/aarch64 on 8 GB Raspberry Pi 4B?

On Jun 9, 2020, at 1:14 PM, Jared McNeill <jmcneill%invisible.ca@localhost> wrote:

> Hi Paul --
> I don't have a board to try, but you should be able to boot NetBSD on the 8GB model with the latest Pi4 UEFI firmware:
> https://rpi4-uefi.dev/v1-14-release-for-pi-4/
> To use it, start with 'arm64.img' from NetBSD -current. Delete everything from the MSDOS partition except for the "EFI" directory, then place the contents of the RPi4 UEFI build on the root of the SD card.
> First time you boot, interrupt the UEFI firmware by pressing escape and under the 'Advanced Configuration' find the "Limit RAM to 3 GB" option and disable it.
> Let us know how it goes!

Thank you---this is exciting news.  I will try it with a recent -CURRENT snapshot with the firmware replaced by the latest Pi 4 UEFI firmware and report back.



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