Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 19th May 2003 17:32 UTC
Morphos Genesi was very kind to send us in a fully featured Pegasos-based computer with MorphOS and Debian pre-installed. Here is our review with a number of screenshots of the supported OSes. Update: That machine has now being donated to the Computer History Museum in the Bay Area.
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RE:Daniel Miller
by Kelly Samel on Tue 20th May 2003 13:48 UTC

"There is after all some non-library code in every non-trivial
Amiga program."

The non-library code is handled by a 68K cpu emulation. The
emulation in MorphOS1.3 as included with the demonstration
machine runs a 68060 emulation. Newer development and
beta versions of MorphOS feature a JIT 68k recompiling emulator
called "Trance" that runs 68K code at about 75% of the native
PPC cpu speed by translating 68K code directly to PPC
instructions. The current combination of 68k emulation and
native PPC library calls is quick and responsive. Also most
68K apps can be re-compiled with little or no changes to take
full advantage of the PPC and use native code throughout.

I ported a few of my games to MorphOS and the required
effort was small and worthwhile. It's an interesting
system, Development is in motion and MorphOS will see
many improvements soon. Having a platform where each
person has the possibility of running their own alternative
OS(es) of choice is welcomed.

For many that may be some flavour of Linux and for many
others that may be MorphOS, AROS, BeOS, NetBSD or another.