Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 9th Jan 2013 10:33 UTC, submitted by Straylight
BeOS & Derivatives Ars 'reviews' Haiku, and concludes that "at the end of the day, Haiku may not be much more than an interesting diversion, something to play with on a spare bit of hardware on a rainy afternoon just for a bit of fun. But even if it amounts to no more than that, Haiku is still worth checking out." The article is a bit scant on content, but it does give me the opportunity to link to my review of Haiku alpha 1 from 3 years ago. I try Haiku every now and then to see if that review needs an update, but it always amounts to 'it got a bit more stable' - which is fantastic, but not a reason to redo it.
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MOS6510
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2011-05-12

The BeOS Personal Version was part of my multi-boot system featuring 6 operating systems. I seem to recall that to boot BeOS I needed a boot floppy. The rest could be booted from a boot menu.

It seemed like a cool idea, until you realize you don't use most operating systems and they are just a waste of space.

I think it was BeOS, MS-DOS, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Linux and ehm... another one, not *BSD. Ah, I think I counted Windows 3.1 as the 6th, it started from the MS-DOS install.

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