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by Valeron
Tue Dec 22, 2009 8:41 pm
Forum: Development Help
Topic: Consider migrate ROS to DVCS(git or fossil)
Replies: 4
Views: 7981

Consider migrate ROS to DVCS(git or fossil)

Hence git is really pop now, you know what it's good for. Though the win32 port is known to be not perfect.
So here's fossil, maybe a good alternative
http://www.fossil-scm.org/

Since I'm not the developers yet, just a suggestion cause I found svn is slow sometimes.
by Valeron
Sun Nov 01, 2009 3:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Need help in ReactOS exercise project
Replies: 4
Views: 4210

Re: Need help in ReactOS exercise project

Thanks. :D
by Valeron
Sun Nov 01, 2009 12:17 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Need help in ReactOS exercise project
Replies: 4
Views: 4210

Re: Need help in ReactOS exercise project

I mean where the system call code locate.

btw, why can't I edit my own posts? Is this feature?
by Valeron
Sun Nov 01, 2009 12:09 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Need help in ReactOS exercise project
Replies: 4
Views: 4210

Need help in ReactOS exercise project

I'm learning OS by the book "Operating System Concepts".
The 1st coding exercise in the book is to add a new system call to linux kernel, but I'd like to do it with reactos.
I wonder where the source locate.
Thanks.
by Valeron
Wed Sep 23, 2009 11:39 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Questions about x86 and Windows
Replies: 4
Views: 5321

Re: Questions about x86 and Windows

Thank you. :)
by Valeron
Wed Sep 23, 2009 3:59 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Questions about x86 and Windows
Replies: 4
Views: 5321

Re: Questions about x86 and Windows

Hi, hto, thanks for your reply. I haven't read the codes you post yet. I've got another question up. If I'm going to learn multi-tasking principle, e.g. how the OS and hardware incooperate to achieve context-switch/process memory protection/priviledge level protection..etc, in what order I should re...
by Valeron
Tue Sep 22, 2009 1:15 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Questions about x86 and Windows
Replies: 4
Views: 5321

Questions about x86 and Windows

I've got great interest to how the processor/Windows do context-switch/function-calls between different privilege level. I've read Intel's document and some other articles. I know x86 is capable of hardware task-switch. But wikipedia articles say that software context-switch is dominating the real w...