Re: Afterburner and Linux

From: Jo Even Skarstein <>
Date: Tue, 9 Jun 1998 20:52:54 +0200

On Tue, 9 Jun 1998, Magnus Kollberg wrote:

> > He said "AB040", not Falcon. I'm pretty sure as well that there will
> > be no AB-support in new TOS-versions. But it will probably be more
> > 040- and 060-friendly, so a AB060 will hopefully be a reality :-)
> Oppsss... I missed that. But I still see no major difference between a TOS
> for the Falcon and the AB040. A properly written OS should work properly
> on both a 030 and 040 IMHO. :-)

The problem with the AB/Falcon is that it has both ST- and fast-RAM.
Also, TOS needs to be relocated/patched/remapped, so even with a
040/060-aware TOS we still need a TK-driver.

> But as you said it should work much better on the AB040 than 4.04 as the
> Milan is a 040 computer as the AB040.

...and hopefully a 060-computer :-) If they release a TOS-upgrade for
the Falcon I will definelately buy a a 060 upgrade-kit and test it in
my Falcon. If it doesn't work, I can always buy a Milan for it ;-)

** Jo Even Skarstein
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