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by erkinalp
Mon May 27, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Bootloader and multi-boot question
Replies: 5
Views: 1056

Re: Bootloader and multi-boot question

You can boot GRUB 2 (you can use a GUI plug-in with that) with FreeLDR and vice versa.
by erkinalp
Sun May 26, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Bootloader and multi-boot question
Replies: 5
Views: 1056

Re: Bootloader and multi-boot question

FreeLDR can boot Linux kernels (limited to 32-bit bzimage ones) and multiboot-compliant executables directly.
by erkinalp
Wed May 22, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: In the event a trade regulator takes Windows away from Microsoft
Replies: 16
Views: 3975

Re: In the event a trade regulator takes Windows away from Microsoft

Competition enforcement treats monopolies, trusts and cartels similarly. Either a split or a teardown.
by erkinalp
Sun May 19, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Windows Linux includes full Linux OS w/ext4 file system
Replies: 10
Views: 1536

Re: Windows Linux includes full Linux OS w/ext4 file system

In this case, between ReactOS "ENIW Never Imitated WSL" subsystem and user-mode Linux kernel. ENIW would also use the same users as ReactOS kernel and access the devices via ReactOS drivers. This means setuid will cause an escalation (with or without prompt) from ReactOS side and you will need to ha...
by erkinalp
Thu May 16, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Windows Linux includes full Linux OS w/ext4 file system
Replies: 10
Views: 1536

Re: Windows Linux includes full Linux OS w/ext4 file system

My proposed architecture of ENIW is much simpler and it is based on thunking to user mode Linux. It also requires less kernel mode code than either WSL 1 or WSL 2.
by erkinalp
Thu May 16, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: $35 Atomic Pi (x86 Intel Atom Z8350 4GB RAM 16GB flash)
Replies: 13
Views: 2478

Re: $35 Atomic Pi (x86 Intel Atom Z8350 4GB RAM 16GB flash)

20W is too much for a single-board computer.
by erkinalp
Thu May 16, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Windows Linux includes full Linux OS w/ext4 file system
Replies: 10
Views: 1536

Re: Windows Linux includes full Linux OS w/ext4 file system

There already is an open JIRA ticket about ENIW (ReactOS' equivalent of WSL) proposal.
by erkinalp
Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Can ReactOS preclude or inform users of open god mode back door access?
Replies: 2
Views: 608

Re: Can ReactOS preclude or inform users of open god mode back door access?

You would also install ReactOS into your HDD controller. Turtles all the way.
by erkinalp
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: 61 specific reasons for wanting ReactOS:
Replies: 185
Views: 93739

Re: 58 specific reasons for wanting ReactOS:

Windows store accepts Win32 apps too. You just need to package them correctly using the new AppX packager.
by erkinalp
Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Upload filters
Replies: 44
Views: 6429

Re: Upload filters

GitHub is already in the US.
by erkinalp
Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Upload filters
Replies: 44
Views: 6429

Re: Upload filters

Russia is going to isolate its internet very soon. Switzerland is subject to the same copyright rules as EU. Andorra also follows EU rules closely, although it is not a member of it due to historical reasons. San Marino might work.
by erkinalp
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Upload filters
Replies: 44
Views: 6429

Re: Upload filters

We cannot assume that.
by erkinalp
Thu Mar 28, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion and Feedback
Topic: Should I make a Pinball game for ReactOS?
Replies: 41
Views: 12793

Re: Should I make a Pinball game for ReactOS?

Reactions wrote:
Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:57 pm
Interesting, couldn't they just run 32-bit programs on 64-bit?
They could, but it was a foreign code. There were math errors that did not surface using x32 code but did using amd64 code. It would require a comprehensive rewrite to eliminate all those.