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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Technical specs
by transputer_guy on Tue 15th Sep 2009 03:06 UTC
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Will there be a detailed FAQ sheet with the specs for Haiku laid out that also details any side issues.

How much DRAM can it support?
Does that depend on vid card DRAM in any way?

How many partitions on a drive?
How big can they be?
How big can a drive be, 2TB?
How many drives can be mounted in all?

How big can the drawn desktop actually get?
How many video cards or heads can be supported?
Does it support USB based video cards?

How many cores max?

and a boat load of others

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