November 4, 2007

DIY CPU demo'd running Minix

Bill Buzbee offered the first public demonstration of the Minix OS -- a cousin of Linux -- running on his homebrew minicomputer, today at the Vintage Computer Festival in Mountain View, Calif. Magic-1, built with 74-series TTL ICs using wire-wrap construction, implements a homebrew, 8086-like ISA.

Link: LinuxDevices.com

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