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When I first heard the announcement, I instantly thought... great I can dig through the ADFS/FileCore code and make the Linux ADFS driver work properly (full read/write), then I start hearing the'll be ARM platform only clauses.. well that's discouraging, and the likelihood that the licence will forbid the adding of GPL code to the RO source or vice versa as castle couldn't integrate the GPL dependent parts back into there closed source tree... I can only hope for the best, and be ready for the worst.

On the nice dual core 1.2GHz xscale chip, there's no cache coherency/SMP, so I'd go for the single-core version, with native PCIX and PCIe, onboard DDR2... it could be made into something. I'm sure even the development boards can be turned into a simple platform with a 1x PCIe graphics card, and a USB PCI card (have to sling the HD onto the USB.. *chuckle*), probably a bit expensive though.

 is a RISC OS UserNoMercy on 31/01/07 9:55PM
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