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: Comment by cb88
by kallisti5 on Thu 16th Sep 2010 18:52 UTC in reply to "Comment by cb88"
kallisti5
Member since:
2009-09-08

ooh... missed that important bit.

less impressed.

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RE[2]: Comment by cb88
by Shannara on Thu 16th Sep 2010 20:55 in reply to "RE: Comment by cb88"
Shannara Member since:
2005-07-06

... your impression is whether the source code is released or not? Are Stallman Jr?

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RE[3]: Comment by cb88
by gus3 on Thu 16th Sep 2010 21:09 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by cb88"
gus3 Member since:
2010-09-02

How about:

Oh, look, a BSD-licensed hobbyist OS that won't load without the developer's proprietary, bloated boot loader!

Really, why is a boot loader activating SMP? And why would somebody buy it, just to load 16K of a hobbyist OS?

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