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32 bit kernel written in Rust
on Sun 26th May 2013 18:48 UTC
tiny 32 bit kernel written in Rust
. I was inspired to download Rust and try to do this after seeing
- a stub that lets Rust programs run almost freestanding. It paints the screen bright red and then hangs. That's it."
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RE: I have never used rust,,,
on Mon 27th May 2013 16:35 UTC in reply to "
I have never used rust,,,
...but maybe someone can explain to me how this code
constitutes an operating system?
Well, looks like there's a few asm files there that basically bootstrap an environment that can load/run the rust runtime - at which point the contents of the .rs files are executed.
It's really not an operating system so much as it's proof that you can boot directly into a rust runtime environment without another OS... whether that rust runtime can then actually utilize all the hardware present on the machine is perhaps a more important question.
I know nothing about Rust... so <shrug>
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