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The MINIX 3.1.8 boot screen
The MINIX 3.1.8 buit screen
Company / developerAndrew S. Tanenbaum
Written inC
OS faimilyUnix-like
Wirkin stateCurrent
Soorce modelOpen soorce
Initial release1987; 33 years ago (1987)
Latest release3.4.0 / Januar 2016; 4 years ago (2016-01)
Mercatin targetTeachin (v1, v2)
embeddit seestems (v3)
Available inInglis
PlatformsPC compatibles, PC, PC/AT, PS/2, Motorola 68000, SPARC, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, Macintosh, SPARCstation, Intel 386, NS32532, ARM, INMOS transputer
Kernel typeMicrokernel
LicenseOreeginally proprietary, BSD license syne 2000

MINIX (frae "mini-Unix") is a POSIX-compliant (syne version 2.0),[1][2] Unix-lik computer operatin seestem based on a microkernel airchitectur.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Tanenbaum, Andrew S (20 May 2004). "Some Notes on the "Who wrote Linux" Kerfuffle, Release 1.5". Archived frae the oreeginal on 11 September 2010. Retrieved 20 August 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. Tanenbaum, Andrew S.; Woodhull, Albert S.; Sambuc, Lionel (March 11, 2015). "MINIX 3 FAQ". Retrieved August 20, 2016.