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<webpage id="docs-index">
  <config param="desc" value="NetBSD Documentation" />
  <config param="cvstag" value="$NetBSD: index.xml,v 1.78 2021/05/17 12:29:30 martin Exp $" />
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  <head>
    <title>&os; Documentation</title>
  </head>
    <para>
      <itemizedlist>
        <listitem>
          <ulink url="#guides">Guides</ulink>
        </listitem>
        <listitem>
          <ulink url="#documentation-manual-pages">Manual
          Pages</ulink>
        </listitem>
        <listitem>
          <ulink url="#documentation-portfaqs">Port specific
          FAQs</ulink>
        </listitem>
        <listitem>
          <ulink url="#documentation-howtos">FAQs and
            HOWTOs</ulink>
        </listitem>
        <listitem>
          <ulink url="#documentation-external-resources">External
          Resources</ulink>
        </listitem>
      </itemizedlist>
    </para>

<sect1 id="intro">
<para>
  This site provides links to the official &os; documentation and also
  links to various external documents. It's impossible to list  every
  single article or tutorial about &os;, but please
  <ulink url="http://www.NetBSD.org/cgi-bin/feedback.cgi">
  contact us</ulink> if you think that a resource should be added.
</para>
</sect1>

<sect1 id="guides">
  <title>Guides</title>
  <itemizedlist>

  <listitem>
  <para>
  <ulink url="guide/en/index.html">The &os; Guide</ulink> -
  all information about the installation and administration of
  the &os; operating system
  (<ulink url="guide/en/netbsd.html">single HTML document</ulink>).
  Available formats for download:
  <ulink url="guide/download/netbsd-en.pdf">PDF</ulink>,
  <ulink url="guide/download/netbsd-en.ps.gz">PostScript</ulink> and
  <ulink url="guide/download/netbsd-en.txt">TXT</ulink>.
  </para>
  </listitem>

  <listitem>
  <para>
  <ulink url="internals/en/index.html">&os; Internals</ulink>
  - aimed at contributors who wish to develop extensions or want
  to improve &os;'s existing code
  (<ulink url="internals/en/netbsd-internals.html">single HTML
  document</ulink>).
  Available formats for download:
  <ulink url="internals/download/netbsd-internals-en.pdf.gz">PDF</ulink>,
  <ulink url="internals/download/netbsd-internals-en.ps.gz">PostScript
  </ulink> and
  <ulink url="internals/download/netbsd-internals-en.txt">TXT</ulink>.
  </para>
  </listitem>

  <listitem>
  <para>
  <ulink url="pkgsrc/index.html">The pkgsrc guide</ulink> - for users
  and developers of pkgsrc, the centralized package build and management
  system
  (<ulink url="pkgsrc/pkgsrc.html">single HTML document</ulink>).
  Available formats for download:
  <ulink url="pkgsrc/pkgsrc.pdf">PDF</ulink>,
  <ulink url="pkgsrc/pkgsrc.ps">PostScript</ulink> and
  <ulink url="pkgsrc/pkgsrc.txt">TXT</ulink>.
  </para>
  </listitem>

  </itemizedlist>
</sect1>

<sect1 id="documentation-manual-pages">
  <title>Manual Pages</title>
  <para>
  The manual pages describe the system commands, functions and drivers -
  the most important documentation for users.
  </para>
  <itemizedlist>
    <listitem>
      <ulink url="//man.NetBSD.org/man/+ANY+&os;-current">
        &os;-current</ulink>
    </listitem>
    <listitem>
      <ulink url="//man.NetBSD.org/man/+ANY+&os;-9.2">&os; 9.2</ulink>
    </listitem>
    <listitem>
      <ulink url="//man.NetBSD.org/man/+ANY+&os;-8.2">&os; 8.2</ulink>
    </listitem>
  </itemizedlist>
</sect1>

  <sect1 id="documentation-portfaqs">
    <title>Port specific FAQs</title>

    <para>These FAQs help with various hardware platform specific
    issues.</para>

    <informaltable id="documentation-table-portfaqs">
      <tgroup cols="11">
      <tbody>
      <row>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/acorn32/faq.html">acorn32</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/alpha/faq.html">alpha</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/atari/faq.html">atari</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/cats/faq.html">cats</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/cobalt/faq.html">cobalt</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/dreamcast/faq.html">dreamcast</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/evbarm/faq.html">evbarm</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/hp300/faq.html">hp300</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/hppa/faq.html">hppa</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/hpcmips/faq.html">hpcmips</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/i386/faq.html">i386</ulink></entry>
      </row>
      <row>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/ia64/faq.html">ia64</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/mac68k/faq/">mac68k</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/macppc/faq.html">macppc</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/mipsco/faq.html">mipsco</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/mvme68k/faq.html">mvme68k</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/mvmeppc/faq.html">mvmeppc</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/news68k/faq.html">news68k</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/next68k/faq.html">next68k</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/pc532/faq.html">pc532</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/playstation2/faq.html">playstation2</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/pmax/faq.html">pmax</ulink></entry>
      </row>
      <row>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/sgimips/faq.html">sgimips</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/sh3/faq.html">sh3</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/shark/faq.html">shark</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/sparc/faq.html">sparc</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/sparc64/faq.html">sparc64</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/sun2/faq.html">sun2</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/sun3/faq.html">sun3</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="http://vaxine.bitcon.no/">vax</ulink></entry>
      <entry><ulink url="../ports/zaurus/faq.html">zaurus</ulink></entry>
      </row>
      </tbody>
      </tgroup>
    </informaltable>
  </sect1>

<sect1 id="documentation-howtos">
<title>FAQs and HOWTOs</title>

<sect2 id="basic">
  <title>Basic &os; questions</title>
  <para>
  There is a document containing some
  <ulink url="http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/misc/index.html">basic HOWTOs for &os;</ulink>.
  Further tutorials and other information can be found on the
  <ulink url="https://wiki.NetBSD.org/">&os; wiki.</ulink>
  </para>
</sect2>


<sect2 id="building">
<title>Building, Installing and Updating</title>

<itemizedlist>

  <listitem>
    <ulink url="current/index.html">Tracking &os;-current</ulink>
  </listitem>

  <listitem>
    <ulink url="updating.html">Updating a stable &os;
      release</ulink>
  </listitem>

  <listitem>
    <ulink url="http://www.NetBSD.org/docs/guide/en/chap-build.html">
      Cross-building Explained: Cross compilation on &os;</ulink>
  </listitem>

</itemizedlist>

<itemizedlist>
<listitem>
<emphasis>External documents</emphasis>:
  <itemizedlist>
  <listitem>
  <ulink url="http://www.bsdnewsletter.com/2003/09/Features102.html">
  Building tiny systems with embedded &os;</ulink>
  </listitem>

  <listitem>
    <ulink url="http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/xdev.html">
     Cross-Development with &os;</ulink>
  </listitem>

  </itemizedlist>

</listitem>
</itemizedlist>
</sect2>

<sect2 id="emulation">
<title>Emulation and Virtualization</title>
<itemizedlist>
<listitem>
 <ulink url="../ports/xen/howto.html"> NetBSD/xen Howto</ulink> -
 NetBSD as domain0 and domainU with Xen2 and Xen3. Including how to
 install Linux as domainU.
</listitem>
</itemizedlist>
</sect2>


<sect2 id="hardware">
  <title>Hardware</title>
  <itemizedlist>

    <listitem>
    <ulink url="Hardware/index.html">Hardware Documentation
    Library</ulink>
    </listitem>

    <listitem>
    <ulink url="power-mgmt/index.html">Power Management for
     Laptops</ulink>
    </listitem>

  </itemizedlist>
</sect2>


<sect2 id="infrastructure">
<title>Infrastructure</title>
<itemizedlist>
  <listitem>
  <ulink url="mirror.html"> &os; Mirror FAQ</ulink>
  </listitem>
</itemizedlist>
</sect2>


<sect2 id="kernel">
  <title>Kernel</title>
  <!--
       If you add entries here, please add them to kernel/index.list as well.
       Note that the relative URL path needs to be modified.
       -->
  <para>
    <itemizedlist>

      <listitem>
        <ulink url="kernel/index.html">Kernel FAQ</ulink>
      </listitem>

      <listitem>
        <ulink url="kernel/programming.html">Kernel Programming FAQ</ulink>
      </listitem>

      <listitem>
        <ulink url="kernel/profiling/">Kernel Profiling HOWTO</ulink>
      </listitem>

      <listitem>
        <ulink url="kernel/uvm.html">&os; UVM FAQ</ulink>
      </listitem>

      <listitem>
        <ulink url="kernel/kgdb.html">Debugging the &os; kernel
          with GDB HOWTO</ulink>
      </listitem>

      <listitem>
        <ulink url="kernel/elf-notes.html">Vendor-specific ELF Note Elements
        </ulink>
      </listitem>

      <listitem>
        <ulink url="kernel/vfork.html">Why implement traditional vfork()</ulink>
      </listitem>

      <listitem>
        <ulink url="kernel/ddwg.html">&os; Device Driver Writing Guide
        </ulink>
      </listitem>

      <listitem>
        <ulink url="http://cvsweb.NetBSD.org/bsdweb.cgi/src/sys/modules/examples/README?rev=HEAD&amp;content-type=text/x-cvsweb-markup">
          Kernel example dynamic modules</ulink>
      </listitem>

      <listitem>
        <ulink url="kernel/pseudo/index.html">Writing a pseudo device</ulink>
      </listitem>

      <listitem>
        <ulink url="http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/design-44bsd/index.html">
          Design Overview of the 4.4BSD kernel</ulink>
      </listitem>

      <listitem>
        <ulink url="kernel/non-exec.html">Information about non-executable
          mappings</ulink>
      </listitem>

      <listitem>
        <ulink url="kernel/porting_netbsd_arm_soc.html">Porting &os;
          to a new ARM SoC</ulink>
      </listitem>

      <listitem>
	<ulink url="rump/index.html">Kernel Code as a Userspace Library:
	  rump</ulink>
      </listitem>

    </itemizedlist>
  </para>
</sect2>


<sect2 id="networking">
  <title>Networking</title>
<!--
    If you add entries here, please add them to network/index.list as well.
    Note that the relative URL path needs to be modified.
-->
<para>
  <itemizedlist>

  <listitem>
  <ulink url="network/index.html">Basic &os; Networking</ulink>
  </listitem>

  <listitem>
  <ulink url="guide/en/chap-inetd.html">The Internet Super Server
  </ulink>
  </listitem>

  <listitem>
  <ulink url="http://web.archive.org/web/20080512053833/http://www.muine.org/~hoang/dns.html">DNS and
   BIND on &os;</ulink>
   </listitem>

  <listitem>
  <ulink url="network/nsps/index.html">&os; Security Processes and
  Services</ulink>
  </listitem>

  <listitem>
  <ulink url="network/wavelan.html">Networking using IEEE 802.11 (WiFi)</ulink>
  </listitem>

  <listitem>
  <ulink url="https://wiki.NetBSD.org/tutorials/how_to_use_wpa_supplicant/">
  Wireless networking with WPA encryption</ulink>
  </listitem>

  <listitem>
  <ulink url="network/netboot/index.html">HOWTO Netboot a diskless
  machine</ulink>
  </listitem>

  <listitem>
  <ulink url="network/dhcp.html">HOWTO setup DHCP clients
  and servers</ulink>
  </listitem>

  <listitem>
  <ulink url="network/gprs.html">Steps to connect via GPRS / CDPD</ulink>
  </listitem>

  <listitem>
  <ulink url="http://www.feyrer.de/NetBSD/NWF/">
   &os;/amiga Guide to Networking FAQ</ulink>
   </listitem>

  <listitem>
  <ulink url="network/ipv6/index.html">IPv6 Networking FAQ</ulink>
  </listitem>

  <listitem>
  <ulink url="network/ipsec/index.html">IPsec FAQ</ulink>
  </listitem>

  <listitem>
  <ulink url="network/ipsec/rasvpn.html">RASVPN HowTo -
  building a user remote access VPN gateway using IPsec</ulink>
  </listitem>

  <listitem>
  <ulink url="http://www.NetBSD.org/~rmind/npf/">
  NetBSD Packet Filter (NPF) documentation</ulink>
  </listitem>

  <listitem>
  <ulink url="https://web.archive.org/web/20150820034113/http://www.nwo.net/ipf/">
  Deprecated: IPFilter (IPF) resources</ulink>
  </listitem>

  <listitem>
  <ulink url="network/pf.html">Deprecated: Packet Filter (PF) FAQ</ulink>
  </listitem>

  <listitem>
  <ulink url="https://www2.sonycsl.co.jp/person/kjc/software/TIPS.txt">
    ALTQ Tips</ulink>
  </listitem>

</itemizedlist>
</para>
</sect2>

<sect2 id="security">
<title>Security</title>
<itemizedlist>

  <listitem>
    See the <ulink url="../support/security/"> security page</ulink>.
  </listitem>

</itemizedlist>
</sect2>


<sect2 id="software">
<title>Software and pkgsrc</title>
<itemizedlist>

    <listitem>
      <ulink url="pkgsrc/index.html">The pkgsrc guide</ulink>
    </listitem>
    <listitem>
      <ulink url="software/index.html">Adding/compiling software on
        &os;</ulink> (including packages &amp; pkgsrc)
    </listitem>

</itemizedlist>
</sect2>

<sect2 id="system">
<title>System and Userland</title>
<itemizedlist>

  <listitem>
    <ulink url="compat.html">Binary emulation in &os;</ulink>
  </listitem>
  <listitem>
    <ulink url="elf.html">ELF and &os;</ulink>
  </listitem>

</itemizedlist>
</sect2>


<sect2 id="X11">
<title>X Window System</title>
<para><emphasis>X11</emphasis> is the graphical display system used
on &os;.</para>
<itemizedlist>
  <listitem>
	<ulink url="guide/en/chap-x.html">X11 in the NetBSD Guide</ulink>
  </listitem>
  <listitem>
	<ulink url="x/">Various configuration issues</ulink>
  </listitem>
  <listitem>
	<ulink url="//wiki.NetBSD.org/tutorials/x11/how_to_use_wsfb_uefi_bios_framebuffer/">How to use the standard unaccelerated framebuffer on x86 machines</ulink>
  </listitem>
  <listitem>
	<ulink url="//wiki.NetBSD.org/tutorials/x11/how_to_use_no_bitmapped_fonts/">How to disable bitmap (non-scalable) fonts</ulink>
  </listitem>
</itemizedlist>
</sect2>

</sect1>


<sect1 id="documentation-external-resources">
    <title>External Resources</title>

<sect2 id="tutorials">
  <title>Tutorials, articles and books</title>
<itemizedlist>

 <listitem>
 <para>
 A collection of published technical and non-technical articles can be
 found <ulink url="../gallery/articles.html">here</ulink>.
 Presentations about &os; are listed
 <ulink url="../gallery/presentations/index.html">
 on this page</ulink>.
  </para>
 </listitem>

 <listitem>
 <para>
 <ulink url="../gallery/research.html">
 Research carried out using &os;</ulink> and
<ulink url="research/">Research of interest to &os;</ulink>
</para>
</listitem>

<listitem>
<para>
<ulink url="books.html">Recommended reading</ulink> - informative and
useful books
</para>
</listitem>

</itemizedlist>
</sect2>

<sect2 id="documentation-other-systems">
    <title>Documentation for BSD and other Unix Systems</title>
    <itemizedlist>
      <listitem>
        <ulink url="http://www.unix.org/online.html">
        Single UNIX Specification</ulink>
      </listitem>
      <listitem>
        <ulink url="bsd/">Historic BSD Information</ulink>
      </listitem>
      <listitem>
        <ulink url="http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/documentation/solaris-11-192991.html">Solaris 11</ulink>
      </listitem>
      <listitem>
        <ulink url="//bxr.su/">FreeBSD/&os;/OpenBSD
        Source Trees</ulink> (cross-referenced)
      </listitem>
      <listitem>
        <ulink
        url="http://www.gnu.org/manual/manual.html">GNU</ulink>
      </listitem>
    </itemizedlist>
  </sect2>
</sect1>
</webpage>