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Forum: support.Amix 14 January 2020, 21:33
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Posted By rabindranath72
Thanks! I don't see any major issues, however...

Thanks!
I don't see any major issues, however the idea of using the 720k format is because MINIX uses the IBM PC format (which is also in use on the Atari ST). In fact, the Amiga floppy disk driver...
Forum: support.Amix 13 January 2020, 21:43
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Posted By rabindranath72
I'll post links here as soon as I have the stuff...

I'll post links here as soon as I have the stuff ready.
Development happened fully under Atari MINIX running on Hatari. Now that I have Amiga MINIX up and running, I'll switch development to...
Forum: support.Amix 13 January 2020, 10:01
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Posted By rabindranath72
It's been almost a year! I have the...

It's been almost a year!

I have the pleasure to report that the ATA driver for Minix is now working.

- LBA28 addressing
- Supports up to two drives (no IDE doubler, though)
- Up to 7...
Forum: support.Amix 23 January 2019, 13:02
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Posted By rabindranath72
Quick update: I successfully managed to detect...

Quick update: I successfully managed to detect the IDE devices on my A1200 (CF card.) I have two different CFs, one with two partitions, and another with a single partition. I can detect both.
Forum: support.Amix 21 January 2019, 10:40
Replies: 24
Views: 35,227
Posted By rabindranath72
Thanks for your interest! My interest in MINIX is...

Thanks for your interest! My interest in MINIX is mostly academic; I have always been interested in OS development, and MINIX follows the philosophy of early UNIX of being simple enough and small...
Forum: support.Amix 21 January 2019, 09:58
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Posted By rabindranath72
Yes I sent you many different logs; the tests...

Yes I sent you many different logs; the tests were not random. Reproducing the issue was time consuming, as you had to re-do the installation from scratch; did you ever try to do it? At some point I...
Forum: support.Amix 15 January 2019, 17:52
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Views: 35,227
Posted By rabindranath72
I plan on at least reporting regularly, time...

I plan on at least reporting regularly, time permitting (full-time job, a wife, and two small kids make things a bit...difficult :crazy )
Forum: support.Amix 15 January 2019, 16:22
Replies: 24
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Posted By rabindranath72
Just a quick heads-up! It's been three years...

Just a quick heads-up! It's been three years already! Well, only last month I managed to get my A1200 up and running, after finally having the physical space to set it up (moving to a much larger...
Forum: support.Amix 30 July 2015, 12:17
Replies: 24
Views: 35,227
Posted By rabindranath72
Note that if you want to develop with an existing...

Note that if you want to develop with an existing MINIX system, Atari ST emulation is robust enough to handle MINIX, including hard drive support, so you could install a full MINIX ST system. The...
Forum: support.Amix 29 July 2015, 20:35
Replies: 24
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Posted By rabindranath72
Ah yes, Minix 3 is a completely different beast....

Ah yes, Minix 3 is a completely different beast. I suggest you buy Operating Systems: Design and Implementation (first edition) which fully documents Minix 1.1. It's an attractive system because it's...
Forum: support.Amix 29 July 2015, 13:08
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Posted By rabindranath72
I'll definitely share, though it's been 20 years...

I'll definitely share, though it's been 20 years since I have touched an Amiga, and more than 10 since a wrote a device driver, so I guess it's a shot in the dark right now. ;)
The idea was to use...
Forum: support.Amix 28 July 2015, 14:12
Replies: 24
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Posted By rabindranath72
Minix

Since this thread is supposed to host all UNIX flavours, it seems weird no one posted about MINIX :)
The full MINIX distribution can be found here:

http://aminet.net/misc/os

The original...
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