docs for a86
Mon, 31 Oct 1994 16:52:04 EST
> BTW, how is your OS project going ?
Greetings from the frazzled ends of sanity! We have just upgraded our
Unix system at work this month, and this has kept me quite a busy
person! That last thing I want to do when I get home is touch a
computer, so I haven't been doing that much with it lately.
However, I do have a "kernel" which will boot, load from floppy, go
into protected mode, and then call main.c, which toggles the LED's to
let me know where it is, and display a message.
I brought home a laptop from work so that I don't have to reboot my PC
everytime I recompile. I just dump it to disk and reboot the laptop.
It is a great time saver.
Right now the "kernel" sources borrow HEAVY on those of Linux's
bootsect.S and head.S, minly because I haven't had time to really look
at them and change them around.
Also, I've been playing with my PowerGlove that I finally was able to
get working after a year. There were 5 wires that were disconnected,
and I had to find someone on the Internet that could tell me what goes
I still have your post with your ideas for Moose and will reply to that
one of these days. My wife's parents are coming in to town this
weekend, so perhaps I will take the notebook and hide in sanctuary and
type up a long reply :)
Dan A. Newcombe Clayton State College Computing Services
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