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MINIX
The MINIX 3.1.8 boot screen
The MINIX 3.1.8 buit screen
Company / developer Andrew S. Tanenbaum
Written in C
OS faimily Unix-like
Wirkin state Current
Soorce model Open soorce
Initial release 1987; 32 years ago (1987)
Latest release 3.4.0 / Januar 2016; 3 years ago (2016-01)
Mercatin target Teachin (v1, v2)
embeddit seestems (v3)
Available in Inglis
Platforms PC compatibles, PC, PC/AT, PS/2, Motorola 68000, SPARC, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, Macintosh, SPARCstation, Intel 386, NS32532, ARM, INMOS transputer
Kernel type Microkernel
License Oreeginally proprietary, BSD license syne 2000
Offeecial wabsteid minix3.org

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. 
  2. Tanenbaum, Andrew S.; Woodhull, Albert S.; Sambuc, Lionel (March 11, 2015). "MINIX 3 FAQ". Retrieved August 20, 2016.