Linked by David Adams on Wed 14th Jul 2010 21:33 UTC, submitted by iseyler
OSNews, Generic OSes BareMetal is an open source 64-bit OS for x86-64 based computers. It is written in Assembly, and applications can be written in Assembly or C/C++. It's aimed at three target segments (High Performance Computing, Embedded Applications, and Education). It's also designed to be simple, and it's really small. Under 16Kb small. Version 0.4.8 was released recently, which includes updates to the C application library, updated documentation, and better support for SMP. It's good to see some innovation in the startup/hobbyist OS space. We wish them well!
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by TheGZeus on Fri 16th Jul 2010 05:11 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Message from the author"
TheGZeus
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2010-05-19


At this pace, it's prone to become sentient soon.

Heh. It's not very advanced when compared to the systems in which it runs (at least in the flashy parts), it is a pretty impressive achievement when you compare it to DOS or a BASIC prompt.

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