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Derrick Operating System

Derrick was a hybrid monolithic 16/32-bit kernel which I wrote in FASM in 2008, as a former member of the OSdev.org community. Derrick can be executed on a machine equipped with at least an 80386 CPU, runs from a floppy disk and will execute everything in ring 0 to be as fast as possible (kernel mode). Derrick was made from boredom and was more like an experiment – there was no main … [read more]