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25 agosto, 2011

20 años de Linux

25 de Agosto de 1991:
Hello everybody out there using minix -

I'm doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won't be big and professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT clones. This has been brewing since april, and is starting to get ready. I'd like any feedback on things people like/dislike in minix, as my OS resembles it somewhat (same physical layout of the file-system (due to practical reasons) among other things).

I've currently ported bash(1.08) and gcc(1.40), and things seem to work. This implies that I'll get something practical within a few months, and I'd like to know what features most people would want. Any suggestions are welcome, but I won't promise I'll implement them :-)

Linus Benedict Torvalds (torvalds@kruuna.helsinki.fi)

PS. Yes – it's free of any minix code, and it has a multi-threaded fs. It is NOT portable (uses 386 task switching etc), and it probably never will support anything other than AT-harddisks, as that's all I have :-(.

4 comentarios:

  1. Que cosas, quien diría en lo que se convirtió ese e mail.

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  2. Yo he estudiado en su facultad! Y ahora desarrollo el kernel de linux... la de vueltas que da la vida xD

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  3. Buenas!! Después de un tiempo he vuelto a la blogosfera y me he decidido a pasar por tu blog para saludarte.

    Pues eso,
    un saludo!!!

    http://vivoenunmongui.blogspot.com/

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