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1.  Project Description

Gentoo/NetBSD (or Gentoo/NBSD, or G/NBSD) is an effort to create a complete NetBSD-based Gentoo system, sharing the complete administration facilities of Gentoo with the reliability of the NetBSD kernel and userland.

We already offer a stage3 for Gentoo/NetBSD, so installation is possible without the need for a regular NetBSD installation. To install Gentoo/NetBSD follow the install guide.

This project is still in its infancy. If you are interested in working on it, please send an email to the Gentoo/*BSD team.

2.  Developers

Developer Nickname Role
Harald van Dijk truedfx Member

All developers can be reached by e-mail using

3.  Project tasks

The tasks of the nbsd project are:

Gentoo/NetBSD stages - Providing stages for installation

To be a complete Gentoo system, Gentoo/NetBSD must be installed with stages which carry the minimum software needed to run the system.

Starting date: 2005-11-12
Milestone # ETA Description
1 Finished First experimental stage3 for basic installation

Gentoo/NetBSD LiveCD - Providing a LiveCD for installation

A LiveCD is needed to untar stage3 so it has to provide some basic tools. Right now we're using this LiveCD

Starting date: As soon as I'll get some time
Depends on This task depends on the Gentoo/NetBSD stages task

4.  Resources

Resources offered by the nbsd project are:


Page updated November 25, 2005

Summary: A Gentoo system based on NetBSD

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