Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 28th Jan 2009 21:44 UTC
BeOS & Derivatives Before the BeOS ever made it to x86, it had already spent some time on PowerPC, but the die-hard fans will know that BeOS was actually written and designed for a very different, short-lived processor: the AT&T Hobbit. While a PowerPC BeBox is already quite rare, the Hobbit BeBox was never sold, and only existed in the form of a number of prototypes. Imagine our surprise when we found out that Cameron Mac Millan, former Be employee, sold one of his two Hobbit BeBoxen on eBay a few days ago.
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RE[5]: BeOS
by StephenBeDoper on Fri 30th Jan 2009 00:56 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: BeOS"
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Although with only 32MB RAM, I had to run the old media_server rather then the stock R5 one...

That's cool, I never even knew that option existed!

The P100 was fast enough to decode the MP3 stream with the stock media_server, although I did tweak the bootscript a bit to remove Tracker, Deskbar, and a few other superfluous things like the print_server (it mainly ran headless, controlled via telnet).

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