Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 2nd May 2007 22:55 UTC
General Unix GNU/Fiwix is a 32-bit x86 operating system kernel based on the Unix architecture and fully focused on being Linux compatible. It is designed exclusively for educational purposes, so the kernel code is kept as simple as possible for the benefit of students. In the latest version, the virtual memory manager code has been improved to support SVGAlib-based applications and to add the ability to mmap() physical addresses. The way to map physical addresses in the /dev/mem driver has been improved. The mmap() and readpage() methods have been added to the VFS structure. Among other improvements in the VFS layer, the code to build with gcc 4.x has been fixed.
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Reinventing the wheel again ?
by funny_irony on Thu 3rd May 2007 04:57 UTC
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2007-03-07

I hope this not another case of reinventing the wheel.

Unless this OS have some new concept in creating a new OS that others educational OS like Minix cannot emulate. There is no point in creating this OS.

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