Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 29th Dec 2003 17:44 UTC
Morphos Amiga.org reports that bplan GmbH announced, the version of the Open Firmware shipped with the Pegasos II is faulty: after changes made by "setenv" the system does not boot anymore. There is also a small fix for a broken MorphOS 1.4 install script.
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by Anonymous on Mon 29th Dec 2003 18:58 UTC

how about compatability with applications written for 'Amiga" platform that take advantage of the newer libraries and calls and functionalities. MorphOS, even on a feature for feature comparison, cannot claim to be able to run whatever software will come out for the Amiga platform in the future. Without support for the extensive name recognition, development interest just isn't there. I have my doubts the name will carry it to sustainability anyway, but I'm happy they are trying.

In the end, stop trying to do a pepsi challenge with it. People will rally behind what they have purchased. If you want to support MorphOS, then get some applications written for it or write some killer documentation, or betatest or something more tangible than lurking around in messageboards.

as far as the MacOnLinux used to port AmigaOS to pegasos, its not necessary. the solution is not so difficult technically, it just wouldn't be commercially feasible due to legal liabilities. thanks to the DMCA, even a friendly hacker cannot spread the word on how it can/should be done without being liable, even without profitting. luckily, the pegasos uses an open firmware model that is open to patches.