Fiwix is an operating system kernel based on the Unix architecture and fully focused on being Linux compatible. It is designed exclusively for educational purposes, so the kernel code is kept as simple as possible for the benefit of students. It runs on the 32-bit x86 hardware platform, and is compatible with a good base of existing GNU applications.
|Tags||Operating System Kernels kernel|
|Operating Systems||POSIX Linux Unix|
Release Notes: This release finishes adding support for process sessions and job control. This also includes better support and a lot of improvements in the management of the controlling terminal. All the code that manages the kernel drivers structure has been refactored, as well as the callout procedure. The improved RAMdisk driver has been improved. Numerous bugs have been fixed in different parts of the kernel, epecially in the block device functions.
Release Notes: This release comes with a completely rewritten terminal driver that fixes a lot of pending bugs and introduces new improvements. There are still some known small bugs that will be fixed in the next version.
Release Notes: This release adds more improvements and bugfixes. There is a new implementation of process groups (leaving process sessions and jobs for 0.7.4, hopefully), new system calls, more information in procfs, and some rewritten assembly core parts.
Release Notes: This version brings new improvements towards a more stable kernel. It also includes some important bugfixes and new system call support. Focus continues on the work in the terminal driver and to support more system calls.
Release Notes: A lot of improvements come with this version. There are improvements in the signaling system, in the terminal driver, and in the pipefs driver. There has been a big code restructuring and as always, a good number of bugs were fixed. The 0.7 branch will concentrate on the terminal driver, so don't expect many improvements in other parts of the kernel.