January 5th, 2011, 10:20 PM
Creating An Operating System
I would like to create an entire new operating system.
Right off the back, I know this sounds crazy.
I know this will take years to complete but I have time and I really would like to at least get something going. It better to at least try. I always say I'm gonna do this or that, but I never end up doing it.
So, where to start? Well, I hear you need Assembly to have it actually interact with memory and all of that. So should I go out and learn that? I have heard that C is good to use to actually design the OS, but is that the best or should I look into something else? I have a little experience with C but I lost it over time so I'll have to refresh on it. Didn't get too far into it.
I have heard of people saying to use stuff such as Linux that already have the drivers and such in it, but I don't want my OS to be like Linux. I want it to be completely new and different.
This will be a slow process, but I want to take it step by step and try to actually achieve something. I believe if I actually put work into it, I can accomplish this.
Any kind of help would be great.
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