Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 3rd Feb 2009 13:34 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Creating a new operating system isn't an easy task. Even if you have dozens, hundreds of people, it may still take years. And even if you do get some code out there, chances are no one will really give a flying monkey butt, and your hard work will wither away in irrelevance. You really need something unique in order to stand out and be noticed, and Dmitry Zavalishin claims he has that something: his Phantom OS never dies.
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Constant disk activity
by mightshade on Tue 3rd Feb 2009 15:43 UTC
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Zavalishin claims, however, that if you design your operating system and programming model around this concept, performance stops being an issue.

While I'm not too confident of that (just think about SSDs), I'm not an expert so I don't really know. What really bothers me is that the constant disk activity will drain a lot of power. This might be a big issue for Phantom OS running on laptops.

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