It’s been a whole month since our last weekly(-ISH) update- and we’ve had a lot of great contributions and new contributors. Highlights include a new chapter, “Jumping into Long Mode”, native support on Windows machines thanks to Bash on Ubuntu on Windows, and an awesome fix to a bug in the scrolling implementation. Read on for more!
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This week’s edition was edited by: ashleygwilliams.
Updates to the book
Repository for the book: https://github.com/intermezzOS/book
- Added a new section, “Paging”, to a new chapter, “Jumping into Long Mode”. Thanks to everyone for the great comments during the review of this large PR! (#91, steveklabnik)
- Added a
git clonestep to the
README. (#92, dleve123)
- Improved the table formatting in the Paging section, and added a comment to a code sample. (#93, steveklabnik)
- Added a section to
windows.mdthat provided specific instructions to Windows 10 Insider Preview users who want to use Bash on Ubuntu on Windows. This allows them to natively run intermezzOS- no VM requried! (#96, DJSundog)
- Updated Rust installation instructions to use
rustup. (#95, DJSundog)
- Fixed a typo in the Paging section. (#97, smaximov)
- Corrected a mistake in the explanation of left-shift. (#98, dhardy)
- Added a new section, “Setting Up a GDT”, to the “Jumping into Long Mode” chapter. (#94, steveklabnik)
- Fixed another typo in the Paging section. (#102, Razican)
- Elaborated on and improved the introduction of the Paging section thanks to LaylConway‘s feedback. (#101, rylev)
- Fix a lingering mention of
rust up. (#107, fixes #106, moosingin3space)
- Clarify that
multakes just one argument in the Paging section. (#109, Digipom)
- Fix a typo in the “Running in QEMU” section. (#111, jdanford)
- Fix a type in the “Hello World” section. (#112, jdanford)
Updates to the kernel
Repository for RFCs: https://github.com/intermezzOS/rfcs
We haven’t had any new RFCs lately.