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Typical way to run Amos under AmigaOS4.1 is by lots and lots onion layers.
Anyway, I have finally found a program worth doing on AmigaOS, well actually there many programs, worth doing, it's just finishing the programs, and having the tools you need to write programs, is not always easy.
Anyway, I'm a geek and geeks can't turn off the computer for too long before curiosity takes over.
Lately I have been investigating curves, I know what you are thinking, and It's not that, I'm not stupid, I know keep my distance.
I'm talking about other types of curves, or mathematically draw curved lines.
PowerPC Machine Code generator Experiment.
I have been looking at ways to convert float to int fast, lately.
I have been thinking about this video.
C64 Demo coders trying to make C64 do more than they should able to do.
So there has been lots of talk about JIT compiler in Amiga community, EUAE jit compiler by Álmos Rajnai.
I was thinking it be nice to write a useful Blog about the boot process of AmigaOS4.1.
Many people have problem understanding the Boot Process, coming from Classic Amiga (500/1200/4000), or if they are used to a PC. That has Windows preinstalled.
AmigaOS4.1 boot from tree different BIOS types / Firmware.
On Pegasus II, there is OpenFirmware.
On AmigaONE-X1000 there is CFE.
On AmigaONE-XE/SE/Mini there is UBOOT.
On Sam440/460 (AmigaONE-500), there is UBOOT.