Re: SiFive Unmatched board

From: Philip Paeps <>
Date: Sat, 26 Jun 2021 06:08:14 UTC
On Fri, 25 Jun 2021, at 22:18, Rich Dunkle wrote:
> I see that the SiFive HiFive Unmatched board is now shipping from 
> Mouser.  Is it too early to purchase a board for running FreeBSD? I 
> would like to step up from running qemu.

Mine arrived a couple of days ago.  I had forgotten I ordered it. :)

I haven't had time to power it up yet.

These are the first commercially available (well, ish) RISC-V boards with a minimum viable amount of memory for building FreeBSD packages natively, albeit slowly.  I'm hoping it won't take too much effort to support this hardware.


Philip Paeps
Senior Reality Engineer
Alternative Enterprises