Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 31st Oct 2008 21:41 UTC, submitted by corey
QNX If there is one operating system that has a special place in my heart, it's QNX. This microkernel operating system served as my main desktop operating system for months and months back in the day, during the short-lived QNX Desktop scene - which died out due to a lack of interest from QNX' parent company, QNX Software Systems. The money is in the embedded and high reliability markets, and that's where QSS - understandably - focused its efforts. QNX was sort-of open sourced in September 2007, and today the company has announced the release of QNX 6.4, the first major release since 6.3 in 2004.
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You Tube Video
by OSGuy on Sat 1st Nov 2008 00:58 UTC
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To prove just how insanely cool QNX actually is, consider the following YouTube video.

What video? ;)

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RE: You Tube Video
by fasteez on Sat 1st Nov 2008 01:20 in reply to "You Tube Video"
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not sure he was talking about this one :

ps : i have to admit, it's surprisingly quick..

Edited 2008-11-01 01:28 UTC

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RE[2]: You Tube Video
by renox on Sun 2nd Nov 2008 11:21 in reply to "RE: You Tube Video"
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Thanks for the link.

Note that they said that the BIOS was checking the memory and their application didn't: memory check take the majority of BIOS time on my computer so the comparison is biased.

That said, I agree that BIOS shouldn't test memory by default: it should be the job of the OS to check memory continuously (when plugged for laptops) to report potential memory issue.

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