Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 20th Jan 2014 11:16 UTC, submitted by andymc
OSNews, Generic OSes

We report regularly about Visopsys - one of the few hobby operating systems that survived where virtually all the others (SkyOS, Syllable, etc.) died out. They've got a new website, which seems like a nice occasion to give it some attention again.

The bulk of Visopsys is a fully multitasking, 100% protected mode, virtual-memory, massively-monolithic-style kernel. Added to this is a bare-bones C library and a minimal suite of applications - together comprising a small but reasonably functional operating system which can operate natively in either graphical or text modes. Though it's been in continuous development for a number of years, realistically the target audience remains limited to operating system enthusiasts, students, and assorted other sensation seekers.

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RE[4]: Comment by charlieg
by Drumhellar on Mon 20th Jan 2014 20:57 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by charlieg"
Drumhellar
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What I really would like is a motherboard that supports four(4) I7 cpus (32 threads) that will boot Haiku. Problem, no-one stocks such hardware where I can test it, and the online stores DON`T supply enough info before buying.


There's your problem - there aren't motherboards that support four i7 cpus.

Four Xeons, on the other hand, is doable. What kind of info do you need on these high-end boards that isn't provided by the stores?

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