Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 23rd Oct 2008 19:58 UTC, submitted by FreeGamer
BeOS & Derivatives It seems like only yesterday when due to a combination of hubris, bad business decisions, and pressure from Apple and Microsoft, Be, Inc. went under, with its assets - including the BeOS - bought up by Palm, who now store it in a filing cabinet somewhere in the attic of the company's Sunnyvale headquarters. Right after Be went under, the OpenBeOS project was started; an effort to recreate the BeOS as open source under the MIT license. This turned out to be a difficult task, and many doubted the project would ever get anywhere. We're seven years down the road now, and the persistence is paying off: the first Haiku alpha is nearer than ever.
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RE[4]: Haiku on real hardware
by TQH ! on Sat 25th Oct 2008 10:13 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Haiku on real hardware"
TQH !
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Even easier, although not sure it works with Haiku. Worked with BeOS though.
Disable second IDE controller in BIOS. Add a big harddrive to it. Add a small harddrive with OS one first controller. The OS will find your second drive and use it without any need for the poor BIOS.

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