Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 29th Apr 2012 20:28 UTC
BeOS & Derivatives "During the coding period, I will first work on the boot loader. I intend to modify the existing x86 boot loader so that it is capable of loading both a 32-bit Haiku kernel and a 64-bit one. Once this is done, I will work on implementing the x86_64 architecture functionality in the kernel. Finally, I will port modules and drivers to the 64-bit kernel. Should I have time, I will also begin work on porting userland." Heck. Yes.
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RE: Cool, but...
by drcouzelis on Mon 30th Apr 2012 01:17 UTC in reply to "Cool, but..."
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2010-01-11

I know what you mean. I'm an active Haiku user and have it installed on my hard drive. I suppose the reason I'm not so excited about the 64 bit port is that, after all of the (amazing) work that will be done on it, when I install it, it won't feel any different than when I was using the 32 bit version.

Compare that to, say, a hypothetical GSoC project to update the GoBe Productive source code for Haiku. ;)

Edited 2012-04-30 01:17 UTC

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