Linked by iseyler on Thu 16th Sep 2010 17:16 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes BareMetal OS v0.4.9 has been released. Newest features are network communication via Ethernet as well as Memory allocation/free functions. BareMetal is an open source 64bit operating system for x86-64 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). The kernel binary is still under 16 KiB as well!
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RE[4]: Comment by cb88
by bogomipz on Fri 17th Sep 2010 17:49 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by cb88"
bogomipz
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You do not have to pay for the boot loader, the binary is free to download. The proprietary bit means that the source code has not been released. According to the developer, it might be open sourced in the future:

http://groups.google.com/group/baremetal-os/browse_thread/thread/36...

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