Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 23rd Aug 2013 12:02 UTC
Amiga & AROS

'Silly-SMP' is a project to determine "What are the minimal changes needed to AROS to support 'full' SMP? Is it even possible?"

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This is Research with a capital 'R'.

But that '25% of the time' _does_ show that a full SMP system on AROS is possible.

This is quite a big deal for the Amiga world - and proves that, in my view, AROS has more of a future than AmigaOS will ever have: it's portable, and it's open source, so experiments like this are more likely to happen.

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You're thinking of a different "R"
by tylerdurden on Fri 23rd Aug 2013 18:24 UTC
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This is not "Research," it's yet another instance of "Rediscovering" the wheel.

That being said, people working on alternative OSes just for the hell of it is a cool thing IMO.

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