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Announcement   Announcement : AmigaOS 4.1 for Pegasos II
   posted by Rogue on 31-Jan-2009 17:30:08 (48790 reads)
Antwerp, Belgium - January 31, 2009.

Hyperion Entertainment is pleased to announce the immediate availability of AmigaOS 4.1 for the Pegasos II PowerPC platform.


AmigaOS 4.1 for the Pegasos II is functionally identical to the AmigaOne version.

Worldwide distribution to dealers and production are handled by ACube Systems S.r.l. .

Interested customers are invited to contact their local Amiga dealer to place their order.
    

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Re: AmigaOS 4.1 for Pegasos II
Posted on 31-Jan-2009 18:28:14
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Really nice news - is U-Boot required or is the SLB started from Open Firmware?


No, it boots on OpenFirmware. Multi-boot is possible.


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Re: AmigaOS 4.1 for Pegasos II
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@ Rouge

Now we wait for good news about final release of OS4.1 for Sam

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Re: AmigaOS 4.1 for Pegasos II
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With the progress in hardware for OS4 the last year I believe that only time stands in the way of OS4 on any PPC hardware! OS4 (legally) on Mac anyone..?


I have a G4 Mac mini that's just begging for OS 4.


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Re: AmigaOS 4.1 for Pegasos II
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I can't believe my luck! I just bought a second hand Peg2 G4 and thought maybe I paid too much for it. With this news prices are bound to shoot up so it'll probably look like a bargain. Being able to run both MorphOS2.2 and AOS4.1 on the same machine will be great, can't wait!


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Re: AmigaOS 4.1 for Pegasos II
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In my Pegasos 2 i have radeon 8500 . OS4.1 support this card ?


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@Drako

8500 is that a older card? I have 9200 and it works.


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Re: AmigaOS 4.1 for Pegasos II
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Looks like drivers are for the same cards as for a1. So, if 8500 supported in a1, then will be on peg2. if not, then no luck :)


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I'm sorry but I really don't understand the decision to support a few more hundreds of second hand boards whilst there are tens of thousands of Mac Mini's and also Powerbooks to run OS 4 on.


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@ Ruud

What a big luck for you!

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maybe macmini/powerbook is next ? :)


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Poster: NutsAboutAmiga Date: 31-Jan-2009 19:59:28@Drako8500 is that a older card? I have 9200 and it works.


8500 is faster (is the fastest r200 card) and support higher resolution in overlay

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Posted on 31-Jan-2009 19:10:31
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@Drako

In the A1 the 8500 is supported for 2D, I don't think 3D works on the 8500 in the A1.
I swapped my 8500 out for a 9250 here and it works great.

Last edited by JurassicC on 31-Jan-2009 at 07:11 PM.


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Well, PulsatingQuasar makes here a good point.

I don't understand what makes Hyperion hesitate considering a port on MacMini or other Mac G4.
There are too many technical issues to solve that needs too much work for dead computers?
Please, consider it as they are available for a small amount of money.

Or please ACube, could you start developing a faster CPU based motherboard?
(Note here that I don't mean that the Sam440 is crap, I've got one and I'm really happy with it, but a G4 CPU is another thing...).

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MorphOS developers maybe? or the CPU power or the type of HW configuration.


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Cool!

Too bad i only have a Pegasos 1 (without aprilfixes) though.

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Wow, I'm amazed, what a big surprise!

LOL @ Blue Boingball

@those complaining:

what's wrong in supporting more hardware?


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OMFG!



Rude!


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Fantastic!


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The Peg2 has finally earned it:


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Finally proper hardware for OS4. Only took five years, but what the hell... Greetings to all Articia defenders!


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