[talk] NetBSD/evbarm on Raspberry Pis

John Murphy me at jtm.cx
Sat Jan 21 12:19:42 EST 2023

> Has anyone used a connected screen on a Pi with NetBSD? I know
> external displays via HDMI work, but a small, portable deck with the
> screen hooked via the display connector or GPIO is way cleaner and
> easier to lug around.

I'm guessing you're using something like the PiTFT from adafruit[1],
in which case I think adafruit maintains a custom linux framebuffer
driver[2] for it. I don't know if a similar driver exists for NetBSD,
but, if not, porting the linux fb driver to NetBSD seems like a fun


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