Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 14th Sep 2009 06:04 UTC
BeOS & Derivatives After eight years of hard work, the day has finally arrived. Today, September 14, the Haiku project has released its very first alpha release. With the goal of recreating one of the most beloved operating systems in history, the BeOS, they took on no small task, but it seems as if everything is finally starting to come together. Let's talk about the history of the BeOS, where Haiku comes from, and what the Alpha is like.
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Just imagine a HaikuBox!!!
by VERITAS on Mon 14th Sep 2009 14:57 UTC
VERITAS
Member since:
2009-09-14

Just for fun!!!
I got a bit nostalgic and thought how a mini haiku box should look like, maybe…

A very quick one...

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=2635736&l=0b8fac6aca&id=61929...

Edited 2009-09-14 14:58 UTC

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RE: Just imagine a HaikuBox!!!
by Luposian on Mon 14th Sep 2009 20:58 in reply to "Just imagine a HaikuBox!!!"
Luposian Member since:
2005-07-27

Just for fun!!!
I got a bit nostalgic and thought how a mini haiku box should look like, maybe…

A very quick one...

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=2635736&l=0b8fac6aca&...


You o' sir, TOTALLY ROCK! That is an AWESOME image! I'd buy that puppy up in a heartbeat!

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UltraZelda64 Member since:
2006-12-05

That does look pretty nice. What are the LEDs supposed to be? The line of mostly red with green lights going vertically? CPU and/or memory usage? I think it would look better with less of a "shine" to it--I'm not a fan of shiny electronics. But to be fair, it's not so shiny it would drive me nuts. Nice mock-up, though.

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Earl Colby pottinger Member since:
2005-07-06

How come the picture shown only has two rows of lights, a true Haiku box should have 4-8 CPUs, and hyperthreading to boot to get the max out of the hardware.

BeOS and Haiku have no problems supportting that many CPUs (16) out of the box.

Edited 2009-09-15 18:13 UTC

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