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OSNews Book Reviews
OSNews, frequently, reviews a number of technical books including,
How to Write Your Own OS
(These links are a "must see" if you are after OS-related specs, docs etc.)
OS Source Code
Resource Links
Resource links for several mainstream operating systems
GNU/Linux Solaris: Apple Macintosh/MacOS X BeOS, Zeta, Haiku Irix Microsoft Windows BSD Syllable OS/2 QNX RTP Amiga Other