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Re: mini operating system






From: Oliver Falk <oliver linux-kernel at>
Reply-To: Development discussions related to Fedora Core <fedora-devel-list redhat com> To: Development discussions related to Fedora Core <fedora-devel-list redhat com>
Subject: Re: mini operating system
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 15:44:45 +0200

On 08/16/2007 03:28 PM, azeem ahmad wrote:
> hi list
> i want to develop a basic operating system for learning purposes which
> contains the following
>
> -device manager
> -File manager
> -memory manager
> -communication manager
> -bootloader
>
> all these things i want to develop by my own self, i want the system to
> reside on a flopy disk, with which i cant boot an Intel computer and can
> do some basic work.
>
> the problem is that i cant get so many floppy disks to work and test
> again and again as floppy disk demages so quickly.
>
> is there any simulator on Linux or windows which i can use to check my
> programs. (note that these programs can not be checked on a running
> operating system, as i have to initiate BIOS interupts directly).
> the Operating environemnt i would prefer is Fedora Core and the Language
> is ANCI C.
>
> waiting for ur response

Use qemu for this. qemu is available via yum.

Best,
 Oliver


thanx Oliver, but as much i read about it, will it simulate the BIOS interupts before booting the OS?

Regards
Azeem

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