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Old 12-29-2008, 05:51 PM   #1
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Smile os on wide variety of machines

Could someone please tell me-In order to run on a wide variety of machines,what steps does operating system developer takes?
Old 12-29-2008, 06:23 PM   #2
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The Unix and Linux operating systems are developed using C/C++. The C language was designed and developed in parrallel with Unix so that Unix could be easily ported to other hardware. Assembly langauge is used only a little.

Other operating systems are written in assembly language and when they are, they are difficult to port to other systems.
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In an earlier thread, I expressed my concern about your pattern of never following up in you threads.

Your latest posts re-inforce the suspicion that you are systematically feeding us all your homework questions. If we don't get some kind of feedback from you, then we will have to act on this assumption.

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