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Old 31 August 2015, 08:23   #168
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Originally Posted by Locutus View Post
Just out of curiosity, how much work would it be to get a barebones MiNT booting on top of EmuTOS/Amiga?
Not much work. The FreeMiNT kernel has only a few noncritical hooks to actual hardware. I made preliminary tests, those small dependencies to Atari hardware can easily be disabled. I just need to take the time to do that cleanly and provide patches. This is my "FreeMiNT for non-Atari hardware" project.

Originally Posted by Locutus View Post
Does MiNT have some means to fall back on EmuTOS XBIOS drivers?
Actually, FreeMiNT always use the underlying XBIOS drivers to do its job
FreeMiNT only provides its own implementation for upper OS layers.
This is why EmuTOS for Amiga is a key component to go forward, even if it is currently ugly.

Originally Posted by Locutus View Post
That would be the most perverse thing ever :-)
Of course, this was my main goal when I started this adventure
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