Yokemate of Keyboards
Posts: 11007 from 2003/5/22
>>> we amigans can ask him to keep room on the motherboard for open-smart firmware chip...
>> What for?
> this laptop will run with U-Boot that is good for AmigaOS only.
In addition to what Kronos said, MorphOS is being ported to Sam460 (and has already been shown running on it), which has U-Boot.
> MorphOS instead uses Open-smart firmware to run
MorphOS also runs with non-"smart" OpenFirmware (on PPC Macs), and has also run with other firmwares
in the past.
> I hope it will not end in opening the project in the same way that Genesi
> promised with Pegasos II motherboard, when they disclosed pratically nothing...
Well, they have open-sourced
the Pegasos II motherboard, but just "forgot" to do same with the CPU board ;-) (btw, was that ever given at a later point?)