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Realname: Matt Sealey
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On ARM-powered computer firm in RISC OS port talks :

Reading from GPL code is bad for our firmware. We can't be tainted by stuff like that in certain parts of R&D :)

Documentation would be best, we can get by with a simple on-disk format, like you can get for XFS or ZFS or other filesystems.

Can the current RISCOS read FAT fairly reliably? I would assume so, in which case, there is probably not going to be much trouble having a boot partition of FAT format containing ROM files and other boot-time support, and then the rest of the OS inside another partition..

 is a RISC OS Usermwsealey on 7/9/09 5:59PM
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On ARM-powered computer firm in RISC OS port talks :

1080p is on Freescale's roadmap.

 is a RISC OS Usermwsealey on 7/9/09 5:55PM
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On ARM-powered computer firm in RISC OS port talks :

Oh okay. We can build that in to our shipped kernel if you like.. that's almost too easy :)

What I would like is a pointer to some on-disk layout documentation for the format so we can look into implementing it in firmware (then you could boot the ROM directly from the ADFS filesystem)

 is a RISC OS Usermwsealey on 3/9/09 3:03AM
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On ARM-powered computer firm in RISC OS port talks :

And ATX? No. The high integration of ARM SoCs means ATX somewhat belies the need for huge motherboards.

We're pretty much done with motherboards the size of a volume of the Encyclopaedia Britannica.. the modern alternative being DVD, we settled on something DVD-case sized. The next step; about the size of a cigarette packet, and then we go on to neural links mounted into Bluetooth headsets, right?

I can't wait for the RISC OS Brain Interface :D

 is a RISC OS Usermwsealey on 2/9/09 10:11PM
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On ARM-powered computer firm in RISC OS port talks :

The Netbook will have support for 3G and Wireless internally (you just need the right card).

The hardware can decode certain profiles of MPEG4 and H.264 video (all the useful ones) at 720p. Geexbox on the Open Client is something someone will have to port.. HDMI output should come in handy here (no HDCP though, 720p playback is DRM restrictions notwithstanding - if we ship hardware capable of playing them back we are legally obliged to support the DRM too)

ADFS as in Active Directory logins? Yes.

 is a RISC OS Usermwsealey on 2/9/09 10:04PM
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