NetBSD 1.2 was released on October 4, 1996.
Significant changes include:
- Continuing the multi-platform tradition, the integration of the DEC Alpha port has been completed, and new ports to ARM and x68k have been added.
- NetBSD/sparc now supports 4m machines.
- NetBSD/amiga now supports the DraCo.
- Standard C Prototypes have been added to the Kernel.
- Kernel NTP (Network Time Protocol) phased lock loop support has been added. See http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~ntp/ for more details.
- The PINT (PINT is not TWAIN) SCSI scanner driver interface has been integrated. See http://www.nicom.com/~dadbear/pint for more details.
- A new SCSI medium changer driver and the `chio' program used to operate it has been added.
- The NFS subsystem now supports NFSv3.
- Several performance enhancements have been made to the networking subsystem.
- GCC, Libg++, and many other third party programs have been upgraded to more recent versions.
- HP 9000/300
- MIPS pmax
- Sun 3
- Sharp x68000
how do I get this to run
- Installing NetBSD 1.2 on the SIMH MicroVAX II
- Download a working install of NetBSD 1.2 on the SIMH MicroVAX II
NetBSD 1.2 included the following games:
adventure cfscores larn quiz tetris arithmetic chess mille rain trek atc cribbage monop random wargames backgammon dm morse robots worm banner factor number rogue worms battlestar fish phantasia rot13 wump bcd fortune pig sail boggle hack pom snake caesar hangman ppt snscore canfield hide primes teachgammon
I would imagine that NetBSD's 1.2 edition's GCC 2.7.2 could run quite a bit of software.... I just found out that NetBSD 1.2 does *NOT* include curses... so that means no lynx, without first downloading and building ncurses!
So in the interim, this is what I've built: