powerpc/POWER9 is supported by FreeBSD's powerpc/powerpc64. Both powernv (OpenPOWER and Linux-only servers from IBM that run OPAL firmware) and pseries (VMs under KVM or LPARs and VMs with pHyp firmware) are supported.

This is most commonly run on desktops from Raptor Computing Systems although it should run on all known POWER9 systems due to common architecture. There is an official full system simulator in ports emulators/linux-power9-functional-sim for doing development.

Out of tree tracking of issues required for feature parity at: PowerBSD

Projects/To Do list (unsorted):

Investigate HW support:

The following adapters homologated on POWER9 Boston (Type/Model: 9006-22P) are lacking proper driver support:


powerpc/POWER9 (last edited 2020-05-19T15:53:37+0000 by PiotrKubaj)