>Directx is ALOT more flexible then the amiga gfx/audio library to fully
>utilize the HW power in MM environment... The amiga OS sucks at fully
>using HW features.
never be for obvious reasons. The Amiga, like the C64 before it
can do things with its hardware that it (the HW) was never even
designed to do.
If _any_ OS uses the HW fully it's the AmigaOS. It's only that
the ATA-100 IDE interface (for example) used at 80% is much
faster than the A1200's IDE used at 110%.
Moving the mouse on my _Linux_ machine makes the CPU monitorQuote:>Check how much an A4000 suck down in CPU resource to change the
>HW register to move the mouse. Its ridiculous! More then a windows
>software cursor... shamefull on on the OS!
jump up 20%. Even on the text console.
Now I get the impression you're pissing on it just because it isn'tQuote:>Add to that: No multiprocessing, no memory protection, no strong networking,
>no decent GFX api (2d, 3d and video)and you get a*poor OS running
>on lame HW.? Or did I miss the latest amiga OS 'patch' that add all
That's kind of hard with only a few months left on it...Quote:>Will Amiga ever be able to produce an OS like BeOS, Linux , Macos X
>or even W2K caliber and quality? From the facts around, not this
Yep, 2001 is the real beginning :)
[ Stefan Ohlsson ] http://www.veryComputer.com/~dal95son/ [ ICQ# 17519554 ]
My software never has bugs. It just develops random faults.