[Arm-netbook] Operating Systems, CPU Cards, EOMA68

Miguel Garcia gacuest at gmail.com
Wed Sep 10 13:05:51 BST 2014

2014-09-10 10:54 GMT+02:00 Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl at lkcl.net>:
> this is triggered mainly by the discussion last month from manuel, i
> had a bit of time to think and i came up with an idea.
> if you recall, manuel asked "would it be ok to buy a specific model of
> CPU card, install an OS that only works with the Games Console?" and
> the answer was "yes... but you could not call it EOMA68 compliant"
> so anyway i thought about this a bit and i figured that it makes a lot
> of sense to have the OS (which really has nothing to do with the CPU
> Card per se) basically adjust so that it works with whatever it
> detects...
> ... in other words, from an end-user perspective, you would buy a
> Gaming *Card*, or an Work *Card*, or an Android *Card*, or a
> Photo/Camera *Card* that would have an OS preinstalled which adapts to
> the base units it's plugged into.
> i'd be interested to hear people's thoughts on this.

I think it is best to do EOMA-68 compatible with all devices. Those
devices that need special software, which also are compatible with
EOMA-68 and with own cards (a renamed EOMA-68).

The other way, you have to define the standard controls for all
consoles compatible with the Gaming *Card*.

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