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: Well designed, very lightweight
by pgeorgi on Fri 17th Sep 2010 06:27 UTC in reply to "Well designed, very lightweight"
pgeorgi
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2010-02-18

Cries of "proprietary bootloader?" That sounds like a religious cult crusade to me. Just be happy that the developer(s) were generous enough to release the source.

The main value seems to be in salvaging the BSD code to run from any other 64bit loader, which might not be what the developers intended with this release.

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