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Interesting….and VIRUS :)

I had been running Lightwave 3d on my Amithlon system and doing a short quick image render was fine, anytime I tried to render an animation after a reboot my system would fail to boot properly and I’d have to … Continue reading

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Requesting some feedback please…

This goes out to those using and those who in the past used Amithlon…. Those who use it: Why do you use it compared to MorphOS or AROS? What do you like about it? What do you feel is missing? … Continue reading

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Choosing a graphics card for Amithlon

There are a limited number of supported graphics cards for Amithlon.  NVidia, Matrox, ATI and even Voodoo.  Some better than others, though it still revolves around older linux 2.4 framebuffer support.   Going through the kernel and gathering what we can … Continue reading

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Working on a few updates

Current status is “work in progress” but we have patched Amithlon to remove the 4 MB limit on Matrox video cards.  Linux 2.4 Matrox framebuffer drivers had issues crossing a 4 MB barrier which results in Amithlon only seeing 4 … Continue reading

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Current setup

Reading through the posts I noticed my system had changed slightly since the last time I posted, so a little updating…   System configuration: Gigabyte Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L motherboard Intel Core2Duo @ 4.00 Ghz (e8600 @ 3.33 GHz) (2) 512 MB ram … Continue reading

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New kernel4 module for RTL8111 based cards

Nothing spectacular but for those of you with the common RTL-8111 motherboard NIC (10/100/1000) this is a very nice addition. Doing some linux investigating we’ve found a 2.4 kernel module for the RTL8111 series chips, common on motherboards (10/100/1000 nic). … Continue reading

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Kickstart….

I replaced the kickstart in Amithlon with a stock A500/A2000 3.1 kickstart.  The system booted just fine and runs with no issues that I’ve noticed so far.  It looks like only exec is different between the two.  I’m going to … Continue reading

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Compiling guide for Amithlon kernel4 using Ubuntu 5.10

Okay, this is a much easier process to setup a compiling environment in Virtualbox to build the Amithlon kernel based off Milan’s Kernel 4 tree. Compiling guide using Ubunto 5.10

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Soon, new kernel compiling guide based on Ubuntu

I’m working on a new guide for compiling the kernel using an older Ubuntu distro, though it’s newer than the previous guide using a really old Centos distro. It seems to be a quicker and easier setup as well and … Continue reading

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Amithlon install guides posted to Aminet

I feel the installation guides have reached a point of being complete, at least as much as I’ve been able to make them.    So I exported them as PDFs and archived them together and posted the archive to Aminet. … Continue reading

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