[openbeos] Re: Haiku on a Mac?

  • From: "Adrien LEMAIRE" <lemaire.adrien@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 22:31:04 -0400

Thanks you Chris, I wait forward the day where Haiku will work fine on our
mac machines :)

2008/6/11 Christopher Plymire <chrisply@xxxxxxxxx>:

> Re; Haiku on Mac.
> Sorry I didn't see this earlier (I don't usually read the users list, so
> just subscribed.
> I'm working on getting Haiku running on the Macbook, I've made some fairly
> decent progress so far, but more work remains to be done.
> Current issues:
> 1) The SATA disk will not be correctly detected with the code currently in
> SVN.  This will lead to a problem with booting obviously.  This can be
> corrected by hardcoding the value in the driver, but I'm still looking for a
> better more permanent solution.
> 2) The USB controller has some interrupt issues on my macbook, I'm not sure
> if these will be in common with the mini, as it doesn't have so many
> integrated peripherals on the same hub.  (iSight, etc.)
> 3) The graphics out should work fine in VGA mode, but you may have problems
> with DVI.  I'm going to look into this as well soon.  I just added the code
> to work on internal monitors (not in SVN yet) but I'll try to get DVI
> support in soon.
> Aside from that, audio won't work as of yet, but the networking should work
> fine.
> So you can have a non-audio non-dvi haiku at the moment, but I'm working to
> change that ;)
> - Chris

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