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    MorphOS PowerUP

    Anyone got any knowledge on how to get MorphOS for PowerUP working? I'm trying to install but can't get it to run.
    A1200 Power Tower
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    I've never used the OS, but would love to be able to try it out just to see how good it is and what it can do. Was even tempted to buy a Pegasos II at one point.

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    This is it. I've tried OS4 and was frankly disappointed so i thought i'd give MOS a try.
    A1200 Power Tower
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    Blizzard 210Mhz (overclocked to 266Mhz) 603e PPC with 25Mhz 040 (Overclocked to 33Mhz) 256Mb RAM
    ZIV
    CV64/3D
    3.2Gb HDD + 20GB HDD

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    What was it you didn't like about OS4 or where you just expecting more?
    Sam440EP & AOS4.1, 250 gig SATA HD & DVD Rewriter.

    Towered A1200 3.1 rom, OS3.9 and OS4.0
    PPC 166 mhz 060 50mhz, 192 meg.
    Buffered Interface, 40 & 80 gig HDs, CD & DVD Rewriters.
    Mediator 1200TX, Voodoo 5500, Radeon ATI 9200, Audio, USB, Ethernet, TV/FM.
    Card reader and 19" TFT Monitor.

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    I think many people have been a bit disappointed with OS4 from what I've seen and read. I think it just wasn't that big an evolution or step forward from OS3.9. Especially considering how many years it was been in development.

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    From what i've used in OS4 most of it is cosmetic with the rest just being stuff that either is freely available on Aminet for 68000 Amigas or only usable on processors available for Amiga one's. Some bits i did like but it's certainly not worth 60 and 5 years waiting time. Maybe I'm not getting the full benefit due to my CV64/3D having 4meg memory but there seems to be no huge speed increase. I think it's just not the leap forward we want and deserve. 3.0 to 3.5 was a bigger leap.
    A1200 Power Tower
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    Blizzard 210Mhz (overclocked to 266Mhz) 603e PPC with 25Mhz 040 (Overclocked to 33Mhz) 256Mb RAM
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    I am not getting the expected speed increases and also losing speed in some circumstances.

    For some things, I am better off under 3.9 with WarpOS.

    Some of this maybe to do with my current set up.
    I'm having to use some drivers in emulation although this should be sorted soon.

    Some of the speed loss I am sure is down to as Buleste says, lack of optimisation for the BPPC and CPPC.
    Hopefully this will change.

    On the plus side, I have access to more programs, some of them quite useful.
    Although the OS doesn't seem on the surface to be much more advanced than 3.9 with third party proggies, it does appear to be more stable.
    Sam440EP & AOS4.1, 250 gig SATA HD & DVD Rewriter.

    Towered A1200 3.1 rom, OS3.9 and OS4.0
    PPC 166 mhz 060 50mhz, 192 meg.
    Buffered Interface, 40 & 80 gig HDs, CD & DVD Rewriters.
    Mediator 1200TX, Voodoo 5500, Radeon ATI 9200, Audio, USB, Ethernet, TV/FM.
    Card reader and 19" TFT Monitor.

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    Main thing is that MOS and OS4 are the rivels for the PPC "Amiga" market and i'd just like to be able to compare the two so if anyone can help me with advice on how to get MOS to run i'd appreciate it as i've tried most of the normal things (idepatch, reducing the amount of fast ram, using a SFS partition instaed of FFS 45 etc) to no avail as it just hangs on the black screen after the reset.
    A1200 Power Tower
    OS 3.9 / CGX4 / OS4.0
    Blizzard 210Mhz (overclocked to 266Mhz) 603e PPC with 25Mhz 040 (Overclocked to 33Mhz) 256Mb RAM
    ZIV
    CV64/3D
    3.2Gb HDD + 20GB HDD

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    I wanted to try it myself, but it doesn't work with a Mediator setup.
    There is a MorphOS site, you can try.
    Sam440EP & AOS4.1, 250 gig SATA HD & DVD Rewriter.

    Towered A1200 3.1 rom, OS3.9 and OS4.0
    PPC 166 mhz 060 50mhz, 192 meg.
    Buffered Interface, 40 & 80 gig HDs, CD & DVD Rewriters.
    Mediator 1200TX, Voodoo 5500, Radeon ATI 9200, Audio, USB, Ethernet, TV/FM.
    Card reader and 19" TFT Monitor.

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    Got the DL looked through the forum and tried various bits from there but still struggling.
    A1200 Power Tower
    OS 3.9 / CGX4 / OS4.0
    Blizzard 210Mhz (overclocked to 266Mhz) 603e PPC with 25Mhz 040 (Overclocked to 33Mhz) 256Mb RAM
    ZIV
    CV64/3D
    3.2Gb HDD + 20GB HDD

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