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by brwarner
Mon Sep 01, 2008 1:33 am
Forum: Beginning OS Development
Topic: Drivers
Replies: 3
Views: 8875

Ok, thanks - also, your tutorials said drivers are executed in a different ring as well though.
by brwarner
Sun Aug 31, 2008 3:53 pm
Forum: Beginning OS Development
Topic: Drivers
Replies: 3
Views: 8875

Drivers

Hi, I was just wondering - what exactly is the implementation of a driver? Like, I understand its just functions to control a specified device, but do I have to do anything special or just like write a class to put text on the screen, link it into the kernel and call it a driver? And if so, how does...
by brwarner
Sat Aug 30, 2008 12:40 am
Forum: Beginning OS Development
Topic: OS Development Series
Replies: 7
Views: 13900

Re: DJGPP

There is an easier setup (DJGPP) at http://www.osdever.net/downloads.php It includes a real setup and some other useful programs at this site When we said setup we meant a project organization for using DJGPP and a system for doing the same thing as Microsoft Visual Studio, not a setup as in instal...
by brwarner
Thu Aug 28, 2008 2:01 pm
Forum: Beginning OS Development
Topic: OS Development Series
Replies: 7
Views: 13900

Well, I do use gcc to compile and ld to link, however - there are a few other things I have in place that make things easier. For example, in your tutorials you have different projects for the Kernel and HAL, and then they are linked into the Lib project. I accomplish this by compiling both the kern...
by brwarner
Tue Aug 26, 2008 3:28 am
Forum: Beginning OS Development
Topic: OS Development Series
Replies: 7
Views: 13900

Ok, thanks for the quick replay.
Also, if you are interested I am following your tutorial using DJGPP and have found a pretty good and easy set up for it using GNU Make for Windows. If you want I can post how.
by brwarner
Tue Aug 26, 2008 1:43 am
Forum: Beginning OS Development
Topic: OS Development Series
Replies: 7
Views: 13900

OS Development Series

Hey, I don't want to sound impatient or anything like that - but is the OS Development series still being developed, because without dates on the tutorials I can't tell when the last one was actually posted.