[haiku] Re: Haiku for Raspberry Pi?

  • From: fano il primo <fanoilprimo@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 29 Jan 2012 13:42:14 +0100

On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 12:54 PM, Miroslav Stimac <Miroslav.Stimac@xxxxxx>wrote:

> Hello,
> Yes, Raspberry Pi is already finished. They already begun the production
> and the Raspberry Pi will be available in the shop in a few weeks.
> I think that Haiku would be a great, slim and fast OS for the Raspberry Pi.
> Linux is simply too slow, it needs too much memory when using a GUI and
> the 35 USD Raspberry Pi has only 256 MB RAM (the 25 USD version even only
> 128 MB RAM). The booting times won't be fun... except you wanna drink a
> coffe ;-)
> Raspberry Pi is going to get RISC OS, too. That may be light and fast,
> too. But the GUI of the RISC OS simply looks too old fashioned, 80s or
> begin of 90s. It is really a great OS for home computers, but time passes
> and they should make some changes in order it looks state of the art (I do
> not mean dozens of special effects like in Mac OS X, but now we have 3D
> graphic cards that have more video RAM than the whole hard disk of a
> computer 20 years ago, so we should use some of the capabilities).
> I think Haiku would be cool. :-)
> Cya,
> Miroslav Stimac
Me too!
Haiku would run light & fast on this micro PC (Linux can't boot on GUI
mode, IMHO!)... a good test field to see if Haiku is good for embedded

Very interesting for my work (railways real time systems), too!

So please go for it :-)


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