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 PostPost subject: Microsoft Releases Singularity OS and Source Code!        Posted: Wed Mar 05, 2008 8:00 pm 
Microsoft released Singularity Source code and an detailled instruction how to install it in VirtualPC.

Downloads and more infos here:

http://www.codeplex.com/singularity


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Wed Mar 05, 2008 9:41 pm 
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What is Singularity anyway? all ive seen of it is that its an opensource research os by microsoft....

nice find anyway

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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Wed Mar 05, 2008 9:52 pm 
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Wow, i've already forgot about this project... Written in C, right?
May be interesting :)


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FiFi wrote:
Wow, i've already forgot about this project... Written in C, right?
May be interesting :)

Yes!!
Precisely i was searching for it!!
I came in to the forum to request it and I saw this.
great!


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I compiled and tested the Singularity, see the image.

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What useful thing can be done with it?


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I compiled more by curiosity, I do not know what can be done with it

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FiFi wrote:
Wow, i've already forgot about this project... Written in C, right?
May be interesting :)

C#, amongst other things it uses software isolated processes, which supposedly is faster.

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:D Thas [censored] awesome! I've been waiting for it so long now!

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FiFi wrote:
Wow, i've already forgot about this project... Written in C, right?
May be interesting :)

C#, amongst other things it uses software isolated processes, which supposedly is faster.


Some parts of it are written in Sing#, which is an extension of Spec# and Spec# is an extension of C#. Sing# and was only created to build Singularity.

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Microsoft? Release source code? Surely not!!! :P

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I don't have access to a windows machine to compile this on until next week, I don't suppose anyone could upload a ISO/disk image for Parallells or Qemu?

Edit: Also, waiting for first GNU/Singularity distro.

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I don't have access to a windows machine to compile this on until next week, I don't suppose anyone could upload a ISO/disk image for Parallells or Qemu?

Edit: Also, waiting for first GNU/Singularity distro.


I have compiled it with all the tools/drivers/etc. I will upload it now. It's a bootable ISO image.

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Sweet! :D
I guess I'll have to install an emulator now...

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Sweet! :D
I guess I'll have to install an emulator now...


Yes. But I think it can take a while until the file os in the server. I dont know why, I'm getting terrible upload speed, 2KB/s :S

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When i tried to upload the IE8 is started uploaded at 200KB/s within a second to 2KB/s and then it stopped.

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DjRob wrote:
When i tried to upload the IE8 is started uploaded at 200KB/s within a second to 2KB/s and then it stopped.


Exactly the same is happening to me...

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Finished the upload, the ISO is on the server now...

Have fun!

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Just created two articles about Singularity in the BA Wiki:

http://wiki.betaarchive.co.uk/index.php?title=Singularity
http://wiki.betaarchive.co.uk/index.php?title=Singularity:1.1

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