Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 16th Jan 2014 20:16 UTC, submitted by MOS6510
Hardware, Embedded Systems

Tantos took over working with the disk. He rewrote the recovery tools, plus a simulator for the software and supporting equipment like printers, monitors, keyboards and more. For the greater part of the last year, he arduously reverse engineered the OS from the image. Despite a few remaining bugs, the Cray OS now works.

This is quite, quite an amazing journey.

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Comment by Drumhellar
by Drumhellar on Thu 16th Jan 2014 21:53 UTC
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Why didn't they just hit F2 while booting? That's how I recover the OS on my laptop...

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