Started by Vijfhoek, March 22, 2015, 04:29:22 pm
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QuoteThis kernel adds experimental I/O support.FeaturesTI link port protocol supportConcurrent link port accessTI Keyboard supportNew syscalls:ioSendBufferioRegisterHandlerBugs fixedMishandled stack in streamWriteBufferWriting beyond EOF in streamWriteBuffer extends the file as appropriatecreateDirectory returns Z on successChangesWhen there are no active threads, the kernel spins instead of crashing. Note that if there are no threads (not just no _active_ threads), the kernel will still crash as appropriate.Kernel now keeps internal "clock" for I/O timing
Quote from: Ivoah on January 25, 2016, 03:23:19 amAwesome! It's always great to see new progress on KOS, especially in the field of I/O. How far off do you think installing packages is?
Quote from: SiphonicSugar on January 25, 2016, 03:45:43 amWait, does this completely replace the operating system?
Quote from: SiphonicSugar on January 25, 2016, 04:19:59 amAnd can it calculate math problems just like the regular OS?
Quote from: DarkestEx on January 25, 2016, 05:19:00 pmhow portable is the Knight OS kernel?
Quote from: SirCmpwn on January 25, 2016, 06:59:36 pmQuote from: DarkestEx on January 25, 2016, 05:19:00 pmhow portable is the Knight OS kernel?Not very. It can be ported to other calculators that have a similar architecture to the existing ones, but porting it to anything else would be difficult. It might be possible with a lot of work towards making it more modular and with better drivers and interfaces to hardware. Would be easier once the kernel can be compiled with scas, I think.
Quote from: DJ Omnimaga on January 16, 2016, 06:49:48 amSo it would be like when we develop Nspire Clickpad/Touchpad games? IIRC, most Ndless and Lua games made for the grayscale models required no work to be ported to the CX and you could even implement colors and they would display as grayscale on the grayscale models.
Quote from: SirCmpwn on January 25, 2016, 03:26:06 amBad news - it'll be Linux only unless anyone cares enough to port it to something else.
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