Re: non-i386 arch mice?
Ben Pfaff wrote:
> Having a serial mouse on a Mac is the only sane thing to do. However, a
> normal _Mac_ user won't ever figure out how to wire the proper adapter
> so the Mac is probably safe. Some Atari users do use serial mice though.
> I don't know too much about Amiga ...
> Mmm, okay, I guess we'll burn that bridge when we cross it, to mix a
Won't happen anytime soon I hope.
> I'd say it's most common on Atari. Another thing I forgot to ask: how much
> faster than the current interface is the graphical boot-floppies GUI going
> to be? 2.1 is an improvement compared with 1.3, but it's still damn slow
> on any 030 machine.
> Why would it be any faster or slower than the non-graphical
> boot-floppies? It's based on the same back-end code, it's just the
> interface code that's changing. I don't have any non-i386 boxes so I
> don't know about speed on them. All I can say is that installing
> Linux on an actual 386 is really slow too.
4 BogoMIPS, whatever that means. I'm not expecting the actual
base install to slow down (or speed up) but the UI. The 386 might be a
good approximation; if it's tolerable on a 386 and runs in 5 MB RAM, it
be OK for m68k.