Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 29th Oct 2009 22:24 UTC, submitted by Andrew Duffell
RISC OS With all the good news around Haiku and Amiga/MorphOS, you'd almost forget that other "old" alternative operating system, with most of its following residing in the United Kingdom: RISC OS. This operating system is fighting a predictable problem: a lack of hardware.
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Funny
by mmu_man on Fri 30th Oct 2009 14:25 UTC
mmu_man
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2006-09-30

Yesterday I was watching the Visiobus journal that runs on a RiscOS system: http://www.ctav.fr/presentation/index.asp?rub_code=36&thm_id=22&gpl... and I actually thought it could be interesting to port RiscOS to the gumstix board I have...

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RE: Funny
by bhtooefr on Fri 30th Oct 2009 22:34 in reply to "Funny"
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2009-02-19

If you've got a Gumstix Overo, it's got a similar SoC to what's on the BeagleBoard, so it should be a fairly straightforward port.

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RE[2]: Funny
by mmu_man on Sat 31st Oct 2009 10:34 in reply to "RE: Funny"
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2006-09-30

Yep indeed, and vice-versa, the overo bootloader for Haiku starts in the beagleboard qemu mod.

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