Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 15th Apr 2007 16:59 UTC, submitted by caius roman
BeOS & Derivatives "We are pleased to announce that JMicron Technology Corporation has offered to give our project support in the implementation of SATA technology for Haiku. JMicron has pledged to support the development effort by providing the required technical documentation as well as hardware for testing. Haiku developer Marcus Overhagen will be working closely with JMicron with the eventual goal of achieving full support for JMicron's SATA products in Haiku in the future."
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RE[3]: Becoming "big"
by sogabe on Mon 16th Apr 2007 04:46 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Becoming "big""
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> Well to me a "viable" alternative OS isn't
> necessary "beta" or "final".

You are free to consider using an unfinished and buggy OS -- which puts your data at risk -- a *viable alternative*, but that's not the universally accepted meaning of the word "viable."

Haiku is certainly gaining steam, but it still has a long way to go. There is a lot more than just the net stack and the kernel that need fixing to make it a viable alternative.

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