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    I used to run Haiku on an old laptop. The only issue I had was that there was zero power management, which means I had to power off if I needed to take it with me. Thankfully Haiku boots really really fast.

    Does anyone know if they finally have a suspend working in Haiku?

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      Nope. Our ACPI support is much improved, though (we now use ACPICA, same as Linux and FreeBSD), so at this point someone just needs to take the time to wire everything up.

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        Thanks! Glad to hear the plumbing is there now! Maybe Beta will push some people to implement it (I wish I had the time right now, otherwise I would). I would love to bring some old hardware back to life with Haiku goodness.

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      Still have an actual BeBox/133. Amazing how well BeOS ran on a dual PowerPC 603, especially since the 603 was never designed for multiprocessing. A marvel of hardware and software.

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        Googling it, I find it was slowest of that CPU series and only one without SMP support. Im more amazed at the demo if it was on that box.

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          On that box, you could decode multiple video streams at the same time. This is at 90s resolution, so that might not sound like much, but at the time, 1024x768 video would be a tough job for most computers, and multiple streams at once? Madness!

          (The first time I saw Office Space was at stellar 240p, illicitly “streamed” from a network share while I was working helldesk, which I can only assume was the way the creators intended it to be watched)

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        I am powerfully tempted to repartition one of my drives and give this a shot.

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          Do it! :)

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            I think you should

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            For those of us who hadn’t been paying attention: “Haiku is an open-source operating system that specifically targets personal computing. Inspired by the BeOS, Haiku is fast, simple to use, easy to learn and yet very powerful.”

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              Frankly, the linked article should have led with that.

              It took me a while to remember Haiku is the BeOS clone and not the Solaris clone…