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Steve Ferrell

Posts 177
25 Oct 2017 23:16


wawa t wrote:

@Dusko Kovacic
 
  what happened to you is pretty commonplace. i have stopped counting my abuse reports after a while. but this way they managed to get rid of most users, save me and a handful os4 supporters, who ironically didnt left for a safer harbour like amigans to be entirely protected from evil outside world.
 
  as i said, a.org, contrary to awnet which was cursed from the start, has seen better times. today id reccomend eab, or a1k for german speakers.

I concur.  A.org and AW.net have turned into virtual ghost towns, especially when compared to Apollo or EAB.



Kresimir Lukin

Posts 23
25 Oct 2017 23:54


Steve Ferrell wrote:

Well, it's peaceful over at Amiga.org as long as you don't say anything that's the least bit critical of OS4 or PPC processors or the boutique prices charged for A-Eon hardware. I was banned for 5 months at one point for suggesting that x86_64 was the way ahead. 

You were right,if Amiga OS development continued on X86_64, today they could have much more users on much cheaper platform.
The guys behind AROS choose right way supporting X86_64,386, and 68k.
But IMHO, if AROS supports Pi and alternatives native they could become the most used Amiga like OS today


Dusko Kovacic

Posts 21
26 Oct 2017 00:36


Kresimir Lukin wrote:

Steve Ferrell wrote:

  Well, it's peaceful over at Amiga.org as long as you don't say anything that's the least bit critical of OS4 or PPC processors or the boutique prices charged for A-Eon hardware. I was banned for 5 months at one point for suggesting that x86_64 was the way ahead. 
 

  You were right,if Amiga OS development continued on X86_64, today they could have much more users on much cheaper platform.
  The guys behind AROS choose right way supporting X86_64,386, and 68k.
  But IMHO, if AROS supports Pi and alternatives native they could become the most used Amiga like OS today

As far as I keep my eye on development of Workbench, AROS running on vampire have the future to prolong Amigas existence. If only more coders were around for it.


Vojin Vidanovic

Posts 754
27 Oct 2017 06:29


Kresimir Lukin wrote:

  You were right,if Amiga OS development continued on X86_64, today they could have much more users on much cheaper platform.
  The guys behind AROS choose right way supporting X86_64,386, and 68k.
  But IMHO, if AROS supports Pi and alternatives native they could become the most used Amiga like OS today
 

 
  Since parts of AROS have been used in several apps and even OS 3.9 and OS 4.x development, it is already most used AmigaOS :-)
 
  Portability and open source are great features, but arent all.
 
  There is AROS experimental for ARM even an old version for SAM440.
  EXTERNAL LINK 
  AROS is quite long route from plain OS 3.1 or OS 3.9 in some under the hood aspects, but needs quite a lot work on GUI, drivers and
  surely more apps.
 
  Having AROS on x86 (or AmigaOS) doesnt make a win win situation, as MorphOS will not rule the world day it comes x64. It helps demoing and widens possible market and that is all. Plus introduces "porting all apps to x64" and "support as many as possible drivers on x64" problems.
 
  AROS m68k is de facto most used one, as its development benefits all UAE users, Amiga Forever users, Vampire and high end Classic users.
 
  ApolloOS, at the other hand, needs "we have FPU" edition :-)


T D

Posts 2
29 Oct 2017 15:48


Where can we get the R44 that was on show at Amiga32?


Stefano Briccolani

Posts 82
29 Oct 2017 17:15


Yes!! It's time for an updated Apollo Os and for Gold Core 2.7!!


Vojin Vidanovic

Posts 754
30 Oct 2017 16:50


T D wrote:

Where can we get the R44 that was on show at Amiga32?

Soon we hope.

There is new iconset
EXTERNAL LINK 
What else is new?


Vojin Vidanovic

Posts 754
21 Nov 2017 10:39


From Vamp facebook group
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ApolloOS maintance mode
------------------------------------------------
How many people are aware of the "maintaince mode" of ApolloOS .. I just discovered this last night (wish I had earlier) .. basically its a nice little recovery boot partition that has a menu option to backup/restore your DH0: or personal files ... or apply updates.. anyway I suggest you check it out and make a backup right now! ..

Maintenance Mode Instructions :

ApolloOS introduces a new functionnality called Maintenance Mode. It's basically a lightweight bootable distribution hidden in DH2 partition which allows user to do several maintenance tasks as :
- Backup your system partition
- Backup your personal settings
- Restore last previous backup
- Apply a system distribution upgrade
- Launch a filemanager

Maintenance Mode can be accessed through 3 ways :
1) In menu, under "Power > Reboot > Maintenance mode"
2) From IPM "upgrade" command
3) Through good old Early-Startup and booting from DH2

Note: booting to Maintenance Mode changes partitions boot priorities. Be sure to use offered "Exit maintenance mode" command to correctly exit this mode. An user resetting the Amiga manually will not reset it correctly.


David Wright

Posts 202
21 Nov 2017 14:30


I assume we can back up our cf card with WinImage on our pcs, correct?


Eric Gus

Posts 153
22 Nov 2017 04:03


Vojin Vidanovic wrote:

From Vamp facebook group
  ---------------------------------------------
  ApolloOS maintance mode
  ------------------------------------------------
  How many people are aware of the "maintaince mode" of ApolloOS .. I just discovered this last night (wish I had earlier) .. basically its a nice little recovery boot partition that has a menu option to backup/restore your DH0: or personal files ... or apply updates.. anyway I suggest you check it out and make a backup right now! ..

Weird to see something you post one place show up someplace else.. :-)


Marko Oette

Posts 5
22 Nov 2017 11:39


David Wright wrote:

I assume we can back up our cf card with WinImage on our pcs, correct?

You can. Will result in a new 32gb image.


Mo Retro

Posts 116
22 Nov 2017 19:03


eric gus wrote:

Vojin Vidanovic wrote:

  From Vamp facebook group
  ---------------------------------------------
  ApolloOS maintance mode
  ------------------------------------------------
  How many people are aware of the "maintaince mode" of ApolloOS .. I just discovered this last night (wish I had earlier) .. basically its a nice little recovery boot partition that has a menu option to backup/restore your DH0: or personal files ... or apply updates.. anyway I suggest you check it out and make a backup right now! ..
 
 

 
  Weird to see something you post one place show up someplace else.. :-)

Well I've also read it over there. But honestly I never thought you were the same Eric from the fbgroup :)



Eric Gus

Posts 153
22 Nov 2017 23:56


Mo Retro wrote:

  Well I've also read it over there. But honestly I never thought you were the same Eric from the fbgroup :)
 

Yup me.. but its more important to get the word out and thank you for sharing it here too.. !!


Mo Retro

Posts 116
23 Nov 2017 16:20


eric gus wrote:

 
Mo Retro wrote:

    Well I've also read it over there. But honestly I never thought you were the same Eric from the fbgroup :)
   
 

 
  Yup me.. but its more important to get the word out and thank you for sharing it here too.. !!
 

 
  Well Eric that honour is for our friend Vojin :)
 


Vojin Vidanovic

Posts 754
20 Dec 2017 16:16


Mo Retro wrote:

    Well Eric that honour is for our friend Vojin :)
 

 
  Thanks!
 
  Currently, ApolloOS 43 download link seems to be down.
 
  Mathews Torrent at Google Drive
  EXTERNAL LINK   
  Let me know does it work.Please seed
 


Andy Hearn

Posts 36
20 Dec 2017 21:38


I've been seeding r43p for a while. it got pretty busy over the weekend, was seeing about 2MB/s upload from my side. currently at 150KB/s, so it's active, but quiet :)


Paolo Fpm_paolo

Posts 5
21 Dec 2017 10:08


Hello people, this is Nicole Judith Ridgway from the Facebook page.
I have ApolloOS_CF32GB_r43P.7z on my NAS, in a few minutes it will be online with torrent.
This afternoon I will try to unzip the .img and share it too.
If you wish, I can also share it via FTP.
please let me know, and I will make a FTP account for you.
Cheers.


Kef Emzy

Posts 9
21 Dec 2017 15:28


Andy Hearn wrote:

I've been seeding r43p for a while. it got pretty busy over the weekend, was seeing about 2MB/s upload from my side. currently at 150KB/s, so it's active, but quiet :)

I'll help seed.


Mallagan Bellator

Posts 248
22 Dec 2017 00:11


Now isnít that lovely?! Problem solved ;)
I love it when people come together and help. Way to go, guys!


Vojin Vidanovic

Posts 754
22 Dec 2017 14:34


Mallagan Bellator wrote:

Now isnít that lovely?! Problem solved ;)
  I love it when people come together and help. Way to go, guys!

True. Until next release comes up, making 43 "obsolete".

While no one is forced to use ApolloOS, it does bring joy
as best AOS starting point :-)

Alex asked on facebook how we could help, other then using it?

Alex Chaney
Yesterday at 1:44am · Austin, TX, United States

The ApolloOS creators seem to be anonymous but their work is great for the community, how can we support them to keep the effort going?

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