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[7]: No memory protection
by Alfman on Wed 19th Oct 2011 10:04 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: No memory protection"
Alfman
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2011-01-28

viton,

"AmigaOS is a Single Address Space OS, where an App or OS can pick any object of other applications. That makes data passing and sharing easy and fast."

Oh I see, thanks for the answer So it's about shared objects... Well I guess at least it's a good technical reason for not having protection.

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RE[8]: No memory protection
by madcrow on Wed 19th Oct 2011 23:00 in reply to "RE[7]: No memory protection"
madcrow Member since:
2006-03-13

Indeed. AmigaOS solves the whole problem of poor microkernel performance by eliminating the source of all the context switches that cause said problems.

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