Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 23rd Aug 2013 12:02 UTC
Amiga & AROS

'Silly-SMP' is a project to determine "What are the minimal changes needed to AROS to support 'full' SMP? Is it even possible?"

[...]

This is Research with a capital 'R'.

But that '25% of the time' _does_ show that a full SMP system on AROS is possible.

This is quite a big deal for the Amiga world - and proves that, in my view, AROS has more of a future than AmigaOS will ever have: it's portable, and it's open source, so experiments like this are more likely to happen.

Thread beginning with comment 570505
To view parent comment, click here.
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE: Nice little OS
by ebasconp on Fri 23rd Aug 2013 19:17 UTC in reply to "Nice little OS"
ebasconp
Member since:
2006-05-09

With Java and Qt ported to it its useness would be increased! ;)

Reply Parent Score: 2

RE[2]: Nice little OS
by Carewolf on Sat 24th Aug 2013 09:39 in reply to "RE: Nice little OS"
Carewolf Member since:
2005-09-08

I think one of the former Amiga OS projects did have Qt3 ported.

Reply Parent Score: 3

RE[2]: Nice little OS
by h5n1xp on Sat 24th Aug 2013 09:50 in reply to "RE: Nice little OS"
h5n1xp Member since:
2013-08-24

With Java and Qt ported to it its useness would be increased! ;)


True in some respects, but do we need another OS just to run Java and Qt based apps?

I think AROS will find it's own niche... ;)

Reply Parent Score: 4

RE[2]: Nice little OS
by tidux on Mon 26th Aug 2013 03:41 in reply to "RE: Nice little OS"
tidux Member since:
2011-08-13

You mean like Haiku?

Reply Parent Score: 2