Matt Fiddles

Life's so vast, there's just so much to do...

User Tools

Site Tools


"`This must be Thursday,' said Arthur to himself, sinking low over his beer, `I never could get the hang of Thursdays.'"

- Arthur, on what was to be his last Thursday on Earth.

Where will you go today?

ARTHUR It probably seems a terrible thing to say, but you know what I sometimes think would be useful in these situations?
LINT. What?
ARTHUR A gun of some sort.
LINT.2 Will this help?
ARTHUR What is it?
LINT.2 A gun of some sort.
ARTHUR Oh, that'll help. Can you make it fire?
LINT. Er...
LINT. Yes.

- Arthur and the Lintillas gaining the upper hand, Fit the Twelfth.

Operating Systems

Minux, “is a free, open-source, operating system designed to be highly reliable, flexible, and secure. It is based on a tiny microkernel running in kernel mode with the rest of the operating system running as a collection of isolated, protected, processes in user mode.” It is said to be self-healing and highly reliable.

VxWorks: a real time OS for embedded systems, used in space bots and other mission critical systems. Said to be the most widely used embedded systems. Uses the wind® microkernel, and individual modules.

computers/operating-systems.txt · Last modified: Nov 30, 2013 (5 years ago) by Matt Bagley