Hardware Platforms

From MorphOS Library

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MorphOS runs exclusively on PowerPC processors. Four specific hardware platforms have been supported so far: the PowerPC accelerator boards for Commodore's Amiga line of computers (developed by the former company Phase5 in the1990s and known as CyberStormPPC and BlizzardPPC), which were supported until MorphOS 1.4.5, the Pegasos I & II and Efika mainboards (developed by bplan and distributed by Genesi) and also selected PowerPC based Apple computers, particularly the Mac mini G4, PowerMac G4 and eMac G4 1.25 and 1.42 GHz. An up-to-date list can be found here. Pegasos and Efika boards are initialised by an HAL/OF (Hardware Abstraction Layer / Open Firmware) called SmartFirmware, a BIOS-like software created and maintained by bplan for its PowerPC products (and available under license for every designer/manufacturer of PowerPC-based products).