Morphos 3 on Amiga X1000!!!1!1
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    Andreas_Wolf
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    > I can imagine that one of those "helpful conditions" would have been that ACube
    > must refrain from compulsively bundling their hardware with OS4, which would
    > be a very reasonable condition (just imagine that someone who wants a Sam440
    > primarily for running MorphOS and is not interested in OS4 at all would have to
    > purchase a copy of OS4 nonetheless and thus economically benefit Hyperion).
    > But as I said, that's just a suspicion from my part.

    Seems my suspicion has been correct:

    http://amigaworld.net/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=34264&forum=28&start=20#629233
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    MorphDelf
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    Hello. I just want to notify that this thread is the first one coming up when searching for MorphOS 3 in Google here in Norway atleast.

    Would be nice to get MorphOS for X1000 and even their Amiga Notebook :) But PowerBook G4 is great too.. hehe.
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    > Would be nice to get MorphOS for [...] their Amiga Notebook :)

    https://morph.zone/modules/newbb_plus/viewtopic.php?forum=11&topic_id=6096&start=44
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    Addendum:

    > Seems my suspicion has been correct:
    > http://amigaworld.net/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=34264&forum=28&start=20#629233

    But then:

    "I am looking this from the MorphOS developer point of view: if ACube wanted MorphOS on their hardware they pay all porting costs + premium or they develop all drivers themselves and pay less to the MorphOS team to get required support."
    http://www.amiga.org/forums/showpost.php?p=697984
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    Andreas_Wolf
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    > "I am looking this from the MorphOS developer point of view: if ACube wanted
    > MorphOS on their hardware they pay all porting costs + premium or they develop
    > all drivers themselves and pay less to the MorphOS team to get required support."
    > http://www.amiga.org/forums/showpost.php?p=697984

    This is funny knowing that at the time this statement was made, MorphOS for Sam460ex had already been in development for at least half a year according to geit. And some claim that ACube neither paid for the port nor develop the required drivers for MorphOS themselves:

    "originally the MorphOS port for ACube's hardware (Sam440s and 460s) didn't work out because at the time the MorphOS team was asking for money for the port and still to sell the OS at the full price. ACube position was that they should have either financed the port (and then the OS would have been bundled for free with the machines), or they would have provided some machines, and the port would have been sold just like every other version. As far as I know, it still is how it worked for the MorphOS port: the team now decided it made good sense to port the OS for the 460s for PR reasons"
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    This sequence of events gives me hope that we will see support for whatever machines A-eon creates as a follow up to the X1000.
    "Never attribute to malice what can more readily explained by incompetence"
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    If ARM transition or x86 is not done but that time, Cyrus basic model is not that much improvement as smaller size board, wait for full size 4 core board, but SMP (or A/Box here) would have to be done by that time - what a nice concept of sandboxing (mini VMs?)
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  • Jim
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    Quote:

    vox wrote:
    If ARM transition or x86 is not done but that time, Cyrus basic model is not that much improvement as smaller size board, wait for full size 4 core board, but SMP (or A/Box here) would have to be done by that time - what a nice concept of sandboxing (mini VMs?)


    That is a fair statement.
    Cyrus will just utilize a processor that is still in production and supported.
    And I doubt A-eon would pay for an OS port anymore than Acube would.

    An X2000 port would be neat, but most of the functionality could be had far cheaper by supporting PCI-E G5s.

    However, since the ISA jump is more of a forking of the OS, continued development of the PPC version would be a blessing.

    With just the hardware we have now (or soon will have) we have enough power to take us through several more years of productive use.

    Maybe the focus needs to be on software.
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    @Jim

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    Maybe the focus needs to be on software.


    +1
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    Quote:

    Yasu wrote:
    @Jim

    Quote:


    Maybe the focus needs to be on software.


    +1


    Finally we agree Jim, so once we tune up we can express much wisdom :-)

    Or "Yes we can" in non Obama style
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3aVj1JOz_c

    *(so yes, I use music to express feelings)

    [ Edited by vox 13.01.2014 - 07:15 ]
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