Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 17th Oct 2011 20:59 UTC, submitted by Ola Jensen
Amiga & AROS Version 1.3.2 of the Icaros Desktop is now available. Icaros Desktop is one of the prime AROS distributions, ready to be used on your desktop today - no fancy PowerPC hardware required (like with AmigaOS or MorphOS). If I can get this running, it might be about time we took a closer look at this, don't you think? Thoughts?
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RE: No memory protection
by deadwood on Tue 18th Oct 2011 04:55 UTC in reply to "No memory protection"
deadwood
Member since:
2010-05-22

I'm not sure where this statement came from. I know at least one of AROS developers has memory protection on his agenda.

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RE[2]: No memory protection
by madcrow on Tue 18th Oct 2011 13:48 in reply to "RE: No memory protection"
madcrow Member since:
2006-03-13

Memory protection is a controversial topic in AROS-dom. Some people think that having it would make AROS more secure and better able to handle ports from other (non-Amiga) systems. Other people point out that it would hurt performance and unless done VERY carefully would hurt source-compatibility with other Amiga clones and would almost certainly kill the binary compatibility that the 68K port currently has with AmigaOS.

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v RE[3]: No memory protection
by antidroid on Tue 18th Oct 2011 18:13 in reply to "RE[2]: No memory protection"
RE[3]: No memory protection
by tylerdurden on Tue 18th Oct 2011 20:18 in reply to "RE[2]: No memory protection"
tylerdurden Member since:
2009-03-17

Memory protection is a controversial topic among AROS developers, because they think it hurts performance. For reals?

I know it is a hobby OS and all. But some of the Amiga die hard fans are stuck in the early 80s in more ways that I thought ;-)

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