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>MD still won't explain why they didn't just put a PC graphics card in there.

Because RISC OS (Select) has no Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) and is bound tightly to the VIDC controller in the RISC PC. The Omega implements a VIDC like system in a programmable logic chip - so that it "looks" to RISC OS (Select) like the original VIDC so it can still work.

The reason Castle could use a PC graphics card was because the used a "crappy" old RISC OS but one that has Hardware abstraction.....

 is a RISC OS UserAMS on 10/05/03 5:47PM
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