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This page lists various developer hardware needs. If you are interested in supporting the FreeBSD Project, you might consider donating some piece of hardware on this list to the Project.
We provide the FreeBSD username of the developer who needs a resource, the country they are in (for shipping purposes), the equipment they desire, and the use to which that equipment will be put.
For information on tax deductions and process, please see the information on the main FreeBSD Donation Liaison office page.
If you would like to donate something on this list, please contact donations@FreeBSD.org.
On a general note, we need a variety of Sparc 64 machines for testing and improving our new Sparc port. Even small, old (or new!) Sparc 64 machines are perfectly usable. No matter which country you're in, we almost certainly have someone local who could use it. We could specifically use 1U rack-mounted Sparcs (such as E220R, E420R, Fire V100, Fire V120, or Netra T1 AC200) for our development and package-building clusters in the USA.
|Developer ID||Developer Country||Equipment Desired||Equipment Use|
|anholt||USA||Intel i8xx integrated graphics hardware||DRI porting and X maintenance|
|arved||Austria||2 small VLAN-capable switches, e.g. Cisco 2940-8TT||Reduce wiring in my flat. More Switchports for more testmachines|
|des||Norway||Any kind of authentication hardware (USB tokens, smart card readers, smart cards, fingerprint scanners, etc.) + documentation||Develop and maintain support for hardware authentication|
|des||Norway||Small serial console server or PCI multiport serial adapter||Serial console for development machines|
|des||Norway||Fanless ATX power supply||Reduce noise level in office / living room|
|des||Norway||Any USB device based on the Cypress CY7C637xx / CY7C640/1xx USB to RS232 bridge chip.||Improve the ucycom driver|
|dfr||UK||Firewire bus analyzer, 1394b is preferable but 1394a is acceptable.||debug and improve the performance of firewire, especially IP over firewire|
|grehan||California, USA||Apple G4 XServe||rackmount PowerPC machine for developer cluster.|
|imp||USA||EISA-based pccard hardware||Make EISA pccard driver work|
|imp||USA||3Com Xjack wireless card||make driver work|
|jake||Canada||2 450MHz UltraSPARC II CPUs||Faster sparc64 test machine|
|jake||Canada||Sun server or workstation with UltraSPARCIII CPUs, Blade 1000, Blade 2000, V280R, V480 or V880, preferably with 2 CPUs||Sparc64 UltraSPARCIII support|
|jesper||United Kingdom||Well supported Gigabit Ethernet cards, preferably with 1000baseSX interface, but 1000baseT works too||Network stack performance measurements / tuning|
|jkoshy||India||AlphaServer DS10||(1) Maintain applications (specifically Standard ML of New
(2) Support hardware performance counter based profiling.
(3) Participate in FreeBSD/alpha development.
|jkoshy||India||AMD x86-64 (Athlon64/Opteron) machine||(1) Support hardware performance counter based profiling.
(2) Participate in FreeBSD/amd64 development.
|jkoshy||India||Intel P-I/P-II/P-III or P-IV dual-processor machine/motherboard||Add hardware performance counter based profiling to FreeBSD.|
|jmallett||Honolulu HI, USA||Sun Ultra5 or similar||Test and develop on sparc64.|
|jmallett||Honolulu HI, USA||Relatively snappy, small Alpha machine||Test and develop on Alpha, possibly work on Alpha support.|
|johan||Sweden||17++ inch TFT monitor with both D-Sub and DVI-D connections.||My current monitor is starting to give up.|
|jwd||USA, North Carolina||Cyclades TS800/1000 (or equivalent)||Serial consoles for all hardware in the rtp.FreeBSD.org cluster|
|krion||Germany, Duesseldorf||Toshiba, Sony or IBM notebook with Intel processor 1 Ghz or higher, desirable with 256/512 RAM||Ports development and testing|
|krion||Germany, Duesseldorf||TFT (17/19 inches) monitor||My old monitor died 2 days ago, so it's quite bizarre to work with 15 inches very old monitor right now|
|lioux||Brazil||AMD K6 processor 450Mhz or higher. Network switch 10/100 Mbits. Network card Intel EtherExpress PCI 10/100 Mbits||Get a K6 based machine back online and add it as an extra terminal to FreeBSD home LAN|
|lioux||Brazil||Books on the any of the following subjects: network protocol scheduling (bandwidth/transmission efficiency), process scheduling, scheduling theory in general, digesting (checksums, particularly fine grained checksumming for detection partial file corruption; e.g., tiger trees, sha1 trees), corruption detection and recovery (files, network protocol, etc), distributed processing (localization transparency, migration, redundancy, repartition, scheduling, message passing, shared memory, etc), peer to peer technology, device driver writing and operational system theory||Improve my knowledge regarding operational systems and modern computer science challenges/technologies. For example, I want to write an improved downloading mechanism for FreeBSD distribution (ports and base) that supports graceful corruption detection/recovery, FTP/HTTP/other/it's own protocol, multi-part download, multi-server support, load distribution. Not all at once but in the long term. Most of this knowledge will be reverted to FreeBSD if I can|
|lioux||Brazil||BrookTree chipset TV Capture Card: either BT848 or BT878 (preferred) that already works with FreeBSD.||adding BrookTree support to graphics/ffmpeg and several other video processing programs|
|marcel+||CA, USA+||ISO/IEC 13239:2002 -- Information technology -- Telecommunications + and information exchange between systems -- High-level data link + control (HDLC) procedures+||To implement a driver for synchronous communication.+|
|marcel||CA, USA||Supermicro SuperServer 6113M-i. The machine is a 2-way Itanium 2 (Madison) machine in a 1U rackmount casing.||Replacement machine for the BigSur I have now. The machine is based on the Intel E8870 chipset, which is very common but which we don't have among the active developers.|
|marcel||CA, USA||IBM xSeries 450. The machine is a 4-way Itanium 2 (Madison) based on the IBM XA-64 chipset.||Package build machine in the FreeBSD cluster (aka bento). This machine in particular because of the unique chipset and the fact that it has 4 processors. This makes it an ideal machine for parallel package builds during normal operation and a validation box for release engineering.|
|marcus||RTP, North Carolina, USA||On behalf of the FreeBSD GNOME Project, I would like 1 or 2 amd64 machines and 1 UltraSparc II machine. All three machines should work under FreeBSD -CURRENT.||Better GNOME support under FreeBSD on these architectures|
|markm||Cambridge, UK||Flexelint v8. (www.gimpel.com)||(Semi-)automated code cleaning and cross-platform compiler needs cleaning.|
|markm||Cambridge, UK||A smallish laptop capable of running FreeBSD CURRENT||Replacement for old Toshiba Libretto which is starting to fail. I use CURRENT on my laptop as that is the easiest way to check stability.|
|markus||Germany||AMD64 based notebook (e.g. Acer Aspire 1513LMi): 1 GB RAM, wireless card, firewire and preferably bluetooth||(1) Replace broken notebook
(2) Port and enhance mobile KDE applications (wireless, ACPI, etc)
(3) Enhance general hardware support of KDE applications
|mat||France, Paris||Toshiba, Sony, IBM or Dell ultra laptop (like Dell's Latitude X300 or D400, or IBM's X-series, that is the smallest and the lightest possible) with Intel processor 1 Ghz or higher, desirable with 256/512 RAM||Ports development and testing|
|matusita||Japan||2-3 build machines:Pentium4 2GHz+,20GB+ ATA66+ HDD,256MB+RAM, 100base-TX NIC,serial, etc.||rebuild dying snapshots.jp.FreeBSD.org|
|matusita||Japan||FTP server:Pentium3/Celeron 1GHz+,10GB+ ATA66+ HDD,100GB+ storage (RAID0+1 desirable),256MB+RAM, 100base-TX NIC,serial, etc.||rebuild dying snapshots.jp.FreeBSD.org|
|mbr||Switzerland||Network cards for RealTek 8129/8139 and clones, DEC/Intel 21143 and workalikes, SiS 900/7016 and clones, NatSemi DP83815/DP83820 and workalikes. I can give feedback if I still need the card. Fixed cards will go to the busdma project.||Add support for unsupported and broken drivers.|
|mikeh||VA, USA||Cordless PS/2 keyboards/mice (especially Gyration and Microsoft wireless desktop products), or any other PS/2 keyboard mice, and KVM products that are not supported by FreeBSD.||Improve PS/2 mouse/keyboard support in FreeBSD|
|mux||France||Network cards listed on busdma project page.||busdma conversion of network cards|
|mux||France||An LCD or CRT screen (at least 17"), a KVM switch||I only have one old 15" CRT screen and too much boxes...|
|mux||France||laptop with serial port||live kernel debugging|
|obrien||Silicon Valley, USA||Up to 2 PC133 ECC DIMM's [for Sun Blade 100].||FreeBSD/sparc64 development and testing|
|obrien||Silicon Valley, USA||Pegasos II/G4 (http://www.ultraspec.com/hardware.htm)||FreeBSD/PowerPC development and testing|
|obrien||Silicon Valley, USA||1U or 2U rack-mount cases, with power supplies.||Build into AMD64 reference machines for the FreeBSD.org cluster.|
|peter||California, USA||Rack mount AMD64 Opteron system.||To make available on the developer cluster.|
|phantom||Germany/Ukraine||Reasonably fast SMP machine||Improve scalability of JDK|
|phk||Denmark||Any or all IBM s390 CPU or access to partition on same.||Our s390 port is getting pretty far along, and we now increasingly need to test on real hardware.|
|rwatson||MD, USA||Replacement SGI 1100 motherboard.||Used in SMP network performance testing; original motherboard is damaged and I need to find a replacement. This may be a Intel ServerWorks motherboard of some sort.|
|rwatson||MD, USA||Gig-E copper switch with monitor port||Gigabit ethernet switch for SMP network performance work, preferably with a monitor port so that I can trace packet flows and identify packet drops, etc, from an inactive third party system.|
|rwatson||MD, USA||Dual-processor 1GHz or faster 1U rackmount box with 64-bit PCI||Need an additional SMP testbox with 64-bit PCI for network stack locking performance work. Since this is going in a remote development environment accessible to multiple developers, needs to be 1U (or 2U). Must have either on-motherboard 64-bit PCI copper gigabit ethernet, or at least one 64-bit PCI slot.|
|sam||USA||crypto devices (pci, pcmcia, cardbus cards, CPUs with builtin crypto support)||For improving hardware crypto support|
|sam||USA||Sun workstation with US II or better and PCI slots||Cross-platform crypto and device development|
|sos||Denmark||Serial ATA hardware: disks, controllers (including docs), cables, Serial ATA-ATA converters.||Keep ATA support up to date.|
|tanimura||Japan||Any Japanese laptop (Preferably IBM Thinkpad A30 or A31).||Replace a recently stolen IBM.|
|thomas||France||UDMA controller, ATAPI floppy drive, ATAPI tape drive||Ensure these ATAPI devices work with ATAPI/CAM with the same level of functionality currently available with the afd/ast drivers.|
|tobez||Denmark||i386 system, 400+MHz, 256+MB RAM, 20G+HD||Testing ports (mostly perl-related) on -current|
|will||Indiana/Michigan, USA||Network cards listed on busdma project page.||busdma conversion of network cards|
|will||Indiana/Michigan, USA||On behalf of FruitSalad Project (based in Sweden), I'm requesting 1-2 sparc64 (UltraSPARC II) machines. The machines must already work on FreeBSD.||Better KDE/FreeBSD support on this architecture.|
|wilko||The Netherlands||8 port Gigabit Ethernet switch. At least one 1000SX port prefered, but UTP-only would do. Especially if 1000SX means noisy fan cooling.||Bring GigE into my Alpha test network.|