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Old 09-08-2005, 12:55 AM   #1
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is Linux based on Minix


Hello ..

i know the first version of Linux used Minix File System , but i talk about whole kernel if it's get some code from Minix ?

i think no becuase Linux Monolithic and Minix Micorkernel .


any information about this subject .



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Old 09-08-2005, 01:48 AM   #2
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Lightbulb Re: is Linux based on Minix

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Originally posted by MaaSTaaR
Hello ..

i know the first version of Linux used Minix File System , but i talk about whole kernel if it's get some code from Minix ?

i think no becuase Linux Monolithic and Minix Micorkernel .


any information about this subject .



Thanks
Have you ever heard about Wikipedia? It's an amazing free-online-encyclopedia maintained by volunteers. Works well and with the same spirit as Linux and Open-Source. Any, again, ANY questions about something I ever had, be it a country, an animal, a console, a person, a game, a computer, a company, an operating system, EVERYTHING is available there and in multiples languages. Before posting something like this, try looking at wikipedia and see what you find:


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux

Bookmark this link. It is really that good.

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Old 09-08-2005, 02:54 AM   #3
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Quick! Shut down the whole forum and replace it with a link to Wikipedia!

 
Old 09-08-2005, 03:16 AM   #4
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LOL . Seriously though, I think a forum should just be used when the answers is not on a "quick-google" or the method they've found to fix a given problem is not working. I'm pretty sure I've even seen a similar topic in this forum already. Peoples simply don't search

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Old 09-08-2005, 09:08 AM   #5
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if you had not already came across these , you may try to have a look at them ...

theres a paper written by linus stated that there was no minix code in linux , written in October 10, 1991 at around linux version 0.03 ::
LINUX--a free unix-386 kernel

heres a note for linux release 0.01 mentioning some quick technical stuffs :: Notes for linux release 0.01


taken from this source
 
Old 09-08-2005, 09:34 AM   #6
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This has probably been posted many times and may not answer the question, but I liked to read it and learned a lot from the Tanenbaum/Torvalds debate:

Thread structure: http://www.educ.umu.se/~bjorn/mhonarc-files/obsolete/
In one piece (easier to read): http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/opens...book/appa.html
 
Old 09-08-2005, 11:53 AM   #7
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had bookmarked those links , its a good read , feels like its just happened yesterday ...
 
Old 09-08-2005, 01:44 PM   #8
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Further readings:
http://www.cs.vu.nl/~ast/brown/rebuttal/ - Andrew tannenbaum's rebuttal, read this FIRST
http://www.catb.org/~esr/writings/sa...-response.html - words from ESR
http://rixstep.com/1/20050224,00.html
http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=sam...-US%3Aofficial - my Google search
 
Old 09-08-2005, 02:13 PM   #9
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"Ok, I admit it. I was just a front-man for the real fathers of Linux, the Tooth Fairy and Santa Claus."

had bookmarked all ...
 
  


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