|[Files] New Amithlon 1.29 update available||ANN.lu|
|Posted on 11-Mar-2004 20:42 GMT by top (Edited on 2004-03-12 18:05:13 GMT by Christophe Decanini)||73 comments|
the New update for Amithlon to run AmigaOS3.9 under PC hardware via Linux Drivers :|
° Amithlon Kernel compatible Linux PCI drivers : PC network chipsets, PC sound chipsets
° Added new version of the XCat Utility (Thanks to Bernd Meyer)
° FIX: Somehow the name of the installed amithlon1_com.device was wrong!
Available for download in Aminet
Amithlon 1.29 update
Author: email@example.com (Guido Mersmann)
Author: firstname.lastname@example.org (Bernd Meyer)
Author: email@example.com (Harald Frank, VMC)
Author: firstname.lastname@example.org (Benjamin Vernoux, Titan)
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|Posted by Don Cox on 12-Mar-2004 07:18 GMT|
|In reply to Comment 8 (Anonymous):|
"It could never have been much more than an emulator. x86 and Amiga m68k have different endianess, that pretty much means that the OS is trapped inside the emulator. The approach used with OS4 and MOS - seamless integration of 68k code into a native OS, with access to all native OS structures - is IMHO not possible: In a mixed endianess environment, you can not use simple byte swapping code in the emulator to deal with byte order (or can you?!). Amithlon was a dead end, it doesn't matter that it's gone."
You may not realise that programs and libraries compiled for x86 can be used in Amithlon with no special setup - you just install them as normal. Felix Schwartz issued a couple of programs in x86, and they simply run.
The whole Amiga OS could have been ported to x86 in stages - although the emulation runs so fast that it is hardly necessary.
Bernie had it all worked out.
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