Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 17th Sep 2012 16:56 UTC, submitted by Andy McLaughlin
OSNews, Generic OSes "Visopsys (VISual OPerating SYStem) is an alternative operating system for PC-compatible computers, developed almost exclusively by one person, Andy McLaughlin, since its inception in 1997. Andy is a 30-something programmer from Canada, who, via Boston and San Jose ended up in London, UK, where he spends much of his spare time developing Visopsys. We had the great fortune to catch up with Andy via email and ask him questions about Visopsys, why he started the project in the first place, and where is it going in the future."
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RE[2]: The hardest part
by Laurence on Tue 18th Sep 2012 08:16 UTC in reply to "RE: The hardest part"
Laurence
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"What we need is some kind of universal driver standard that can be shared across all operating systems.


You mean like Genode? Now, why hasn't someone already thought of that...
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Genode isn't really a universal driver standard though.

In fact, I'm still not 100% certain what Genode is setting out to achieve even after (loosely) following the project for a few years. but from what I can gather, it's a complete micro kernel architecture design to allow running guest kernels (such as Linux) and thus their drivers.

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