amiga.org
     
iconAll times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:33 PM. | Welcome to Forum, please register to access all of our features.

Amiga.org The "Not Quite Amiga but still computer related category" Alternative Operating Systems Haiku RC 3

Alternative Operating Systems This forum is dedicated to discussions of alternatives to the Commodore Amiga Platform, such as Linux distributions, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, and others.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-24-2012, 10:16 PM   #31
commodorejohn
VIP / Donor
Points: 10,617, Level: 68 Points: 10,617, Level: 68 Points: 10,617, Level: 68
Activity: 76% Activity: 76% Activity: 76%
 
commodorejohn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Duluth, Minnesota
Posts: 3,055
Blog Entries: 8
Default Re: Haiku RC 3

As I understand it, it's not that PPC won't be supported, just that it won't be supported until they've got the OS in what they feel is a fully useable state (though from what I've seen I'd say it's already there.) They did have PPC builds, and there's at least one developer still working on it, it's just not a focus of development and not officially supported ATM.

I certainly hope they support it, I'd love to be able to install it on my Powerbook.
__________________
Computers: Amiga 1200, DEC VAXStation 4000/60, DEC MicroPDP-11/73
Synthesizers: Roland JX-10/MT-32/D-10, Oberheim Matrix-6, Yamaha DX7/DX7-IIFD/FB-01, Korg MS-20 Mini/DSS-1, Hohner String Performer

"'Legacy code' often differs from its suggested alternative by actually working and scaling." - Bjarne Stroustrup
commodorejohn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2012, 11:13 PM   #32
Iggy
Desperately needs a life
Points: 15,662, Level: 80 Points: 15,662, Level: 80 Points: 15,662, Level: 80
Activity: 99% Activity: 99% Activity: 99%
 
Iggy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Delaware
Posts: 3,902
Default Re: Haiku RC 3

Quote:
Originally Posted by commodorejohn View Post
As I understand it, it's not that PPC won't be supported, just that it won't be supported until they've got the OS in what they feel is a fully useable state (though from what I've seen I'd say it's already there.) They did have PPC builds, and there's at least one developer still working on it, it's just not a focus of development and not officially supported ATM.

I certainly hope they support it, I'd love to be able to install it on my Powerbook.
Well, you'll soon be able to run MorphOS on that, but from what I've seen you're not using it on your current hardware.

I'm going to have to try this on a multi-core AMD based system.
Any idea what video cards would work well?
I have an Nvidia 7600GT in an AROS system (unfortubately set up with a single core A64).
__________________
Now just another Sinner with a tablet.

Purchased a 2.0 GHz G5 PowerMac for now (and I have 2.3 PCI-E G5 PowerMac for future revisions of MorphOS).

Also I still have a 1.42 GHz iBook (with MorphOS 3.4).

Finally I still have an old A2000 for the days I'm into pain.

"We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid." -Benjamin Franklin

"I'm a hard worker." -George W. Bush

"Guess I'll have to change my way of livin..."

Kenny Downing is my God.
Iggy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2012, 11:29 PM   #33
persia
Desperately needs a life
Points: 20,144, Level: 89 Points: 20,144, Level: 89 Points: 20,144, Level: 89
Activity: 66% Activity: 66% Activity: 66%
 
persia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 3,644
Blog Entries: 1
Default Re: Haiku RC 3

Nerds sitting around on a saturday night talking about hacking their wiis....
__________________


What we're witnessing is the sad, lonely crowing of that last, doomed cock.
persia is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-2012, 11:36 PM   #34
Iggy
Desperately needs a life
Points: 15,662, Level: 80 Points: 15,662, Level: 80 Points: 15,662, Level: 80
Activity: 99% Activity: 99% Activity: 99%
 
Iggy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Delaware
Posts: 3,902
Default Re: Haiku RC 3

Quote:
Originally Posted by persia View Post
Nerds sitting around on a saturday night talking about hacking their wiis....
Horrible, isn't it?
Actually, I'm sitting here watching "Off Beat Cinema" with my wife and our new puppy (as seen on my avatar).
I'm drinking a beer and feeding the dog cashew nuts, WHILE talking about hacking Wiis.

BTW - Ain't it great how technology enhances nerdery?
__________________
Now just another Sinner with a tablet.

Purchased a 2.0 GHz G5 PowerMac for now (and I have 2.3 PCI-E G5 PowerMac for future revisions of MorphOS).

Also I still have a 1.42 GHz iBook (with MorphOS 3.4).

Finally I still have an old A2000 for the days I'm into pain.

"We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid." -Benjamin Franklin

"I'm a hard worker." -George W. Bush

"Guess I'll have to change my way of livin..."

Kenny Downing is my God.
Iggy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2012, 06:12 PM   #35
amigasociety
Technoid
Points: 5,151, Level: 46 Points: 5,151, Level: 46 Points: 5,151, Level: 46
Activity: 10% Activity: 10% Activity: 10%
 
amigasociety's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 334
Default Re: Haiku RC 3

For those lovers of BeOS, here are a couple fun links.

Computers or OS's with songs made about them are super cool.

Of course for Amiga we have "Only Amiga, makes everything possible", but for a lover of BeOS, these two links should bring a smile to your face.

Not only catchy but brings me back to mid 90s computing fun.

http://media.benjaminoakes.com/2004/...uares/5038.mp3

http://media.benjaminoakes.com/2004/...%20(Remix).mp3

Here is a link to a page that has a # of BeOS songs.
http://www.benjaminoakes.com/tag/beos/


Enjoy!

TJ
amigasociety is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2012, 08:08 PM   #36
haywirepc
Defender of the Faith
Points: 11,005, Level: 69 Points: 11,005, Level: 69 Points: 11,005, Level: 69
Activity: 14% Activity: 14% Activity: 14%
 
haywirepc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Phila,Pa,USA
Posts: 1,264
Default Re: Haiku RC 3

Beos and haiku are worlds ahead of many os systems but its so damn but ugly that its hard to use. They have to make it skinnable some day I hope to god...

Steven
haywirepc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2012, 09:42 PM   #37
commodorejohn
VIP / Donor
Points: 10,617, Level: 68 Points: 10,617, Level: 68 Points: 10,617, Level: 68
Activity: 76% Activity: 76% Activity: 76%
 
commodorejohn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Duluth, Minnesota
Posts: 3,055
Blog Entries: 8
Default Re: Haiku RC 3

Quote:
Originally Posted by haywirepc View Post
Beos and haiku are worlds ahead of many os systems but its so damn but ugly that its hard to use. They have to make it skinnable some day I hope to god...
That'd be nice, but honestly I don't mind the appearance of the individual elements so much as I do the stupid variable-length title bars. That and the lack of a taskbar are the only real issues I see with it at a glance.

I'm getting a new (old, refurbished) laptop this upcoming week, I'm going to leave a partition for experimental-OS stuff. Windows is going in directions I don't want to follow, I'm gonna see if Haiku + WINE will do for my needs...
__________________
Computers: Amiga 1200, DEC VAXStation 4000/60, DEC MicroPDP-11/73
Synthesizers: Roland JX-10/MT-32/D-10, Oberheim Matrix-6, Yamaha DX7/DX7-IIFD/FB-01, Korg MS-20 Mini/DSS-1, Hohner String Performer

"'Legacy code' often differs from its suggested alternative by actually working and scaling." - Bjarne Stroustrup
commodorejohn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2012, 10:00 PM   #38
haywirepc
Defender of the Faith
Points: 11,005, Level: 69 Points: 11,005, Level: 69 Points: 11,005, Level: 69
Activity: 14% Activity: 14% Activity: 14%
 
haywirepc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Phila,Pa,USA
Posts: 1,264
Default Re: Haiku RC 3

I use my own linux respin mostly so I don't care what direction windows goes in, but I can see what you mean. Its looking like a big mess is coming. This will be about as good an upgrade as windows me....

Alternative OS systems are going to grain ground when this madness really takes hold... People will look for alternatives.

Steven
haywirepc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2012, 10:26 PM   #39
gertsy
Lifetime Member
Points: 11,801, Level: 71 Points: 11,801, Level: 71 Points: 11,801, Level: 71
Activity: 56% Activity: 56% Activity: 56%
 
gertsy's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Melbourne, Oz
Posts: 1,806
Send a message via ICQ to gertsy Send a message via AIM to gertsy Send a message via MSN to gertsy Send a message via Yahoo to gertsy Send a message via Skype™ to gertsy
Default Re: Haiku RC 3

Installed the last release on a supported HP Omnibook Laptop. The sound card wouldn't work on a cold boot and the machine would randomly power off sometimes on boot, couldn't see any speed diff from Win XP but it ran well and looked good. IMO Running multiple virtual OS's for day to day use is illogical.
__________________
G E R T S Y
A4000 040@25 16/2MB 8GB CF
A2000 040@33 16/2MB 20GB BHD
A1200 030@33 64/2MB 4GB CF
A 500 000@07 2/1MB A590 1GB HD

Last edited by gertsy; 04-13-2012 at 10:40 PM..
gertsy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2012, 10:53 PM   #40
haywirepc
Defender of the Faith
Points: 11,005, Level: 69 Points: 11,005, Level: 69 Points: 11,005, Level: 69
Activity: 14% Activity: 14% Activity: 14%
 
haywirepc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Phila,Pa,USA
Posts: 1,264
Default Re: Haiku RC 3

I suppose at the end of the day its about what gets your work done. I think windows is the most unelegant piece of **** ever made to put on a computer, but the apps to do anthing are there and some don't run in wine.

I reboot occasionally from linux to video edit or do website stuff, because I have to but I'm trying to wean myself off those applications for linux alternatives.
haywirepc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2012, 10:57 PM   #41
commodorejohn
VIP / Donor
Points: 10,617, Level: 68 Points: 10,617, Level: 68 Points: 10,617, Level: 68
Activity: 76% Activity: 76% Activity: 76%
 
commodorejohn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Duluth, Minnesota
Posts: 3,055
Blog Entries: 8
Default Re: Haiku RC 3

I tried Linux, I really did, but I just couldn't get past the horrible, horrible UI in so many different programs. I'm hopeful for Haiku because it seems they really have a focus on usability; in any case, as long as my Windows stuff works in WINE it should be good.
__________________
Computers: Amiga 1200, DEC VAXStation 4000/60, DEC MicroPDP-11/73
Synthesizers: Roland JX-10/MT-32/D-10, Oberheim Matrix-6, Yamaha DX7/DX7-IIFD/FB-01, Korg MS-20 Mini/DSS-1, Hohner String Performer

"'Legacy code' often differs from its suggested alternative by actually working and scaling." - Bjarne Stroustrup
commodorejohn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2012, 02:39 AM   #42
Lurch
Lifetime Member
Points: 14,663, Level: 78 Points: 14,663, Level: 78 Points: 14,663, Level: 78
Activity: 99% Activity: 99% Activity: 99%
 
Lurch's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Posts: 1,260
Send a message via MSN to Lurch
Default Re: Haiku RC 3

I remember Beos and Haiku from many years ago. Be boxes etc etc. One of my old managers loved the thing, had Beos running as a media server at work.

As most things time moves on and Beos was left dead by other os's and hardware. Then I notice everyone going on about it again here so thought hmm will give it another go.

Well all I can say hasn't changed still looks the same ugly. Very buggy still. Anyway first thing I wanted to do was try browsing see if flash and stuff worked but networking was a no go. DHCP, not happening kept crashing. Finally got the static working and I could browse.

Preferences folder had a mind of it's own, one minute there nek minute empty.

So thought I'd check out some apps, same old list and nothing I'd really use everyday. Sure I can browse the net and read email but I can do that already.

One thing that was good as always with Beos is the speed, always liked that.

Anyway those that state or try to relate it to the Amiga I'm not sure how they link up. Doesn't feel like an Amiga to me.

If I looked at it from a corporate/defence force angle (I support PC's/Networks) it's fun to play with but that's about it.

Anyway back to my Amiga for some gaming, tonight some switchblade 2 :-)
__________________
-=[LurcH]=-
Lurch is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2012, 02:49 AM   #43
Lurch
Lifetime Member
Points: 14,663, Level: 78 Points: 14,663, Level: 78 Points: 14,663, Level: 78
Activity: 99% Activity: 99% Activity: 99%
 
Lurch's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Posts: 1,260
Send a message via MSN to Lurch
Default Re: Haiku RC 3

Must have been 2001 the word Haiku being thrown around although it was originally openbeos. Time flies :-)
__________________
-=[LurcH]=-
Lurch is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2012, 03:50 AM   #44
kamelito
Too much caffeine
Points: 2,271, Level: 28 Points: 2,271, Level: 28 Points: 2,271, Level: 28
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
 
kamelito's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 122
Default Re: Haiku RC 3

Well, if you go to the Haiku homepage it's written "Haiku R1 Alpha 3" which is nit even beta, so it can't be already a release candidate which mean a tentative build to aim GM. Kamel
kamelito is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2012, 11:41 AM   #45
trekiej
Defender of the Faith
Points: 19,352, Level: 88 Points: 19,352, Level: 88 Points: 19,352, Level: 88
Activity: 11% Activity: 11% Activity: 11%
 
trekiej's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 1,684
Blog Entries: 8
Default Re: Haiku RC 3

I have an AMD Athlon 500 slot A machine that supprised me when it installed/ran R1A3.
It has an ATI Pro 3D card.
I am thinking of putting it back together tonight.

Last edited by trekiej; 05-16-2012 at 11:42 AM.. Reason: oops
trekiej is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
haiku

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump