[Newbies] I've heard that Smalltalk is also an OS. How can I install Smalltalk on my X86 instead of Linux or windows?
bert at freudenbergs.de
Mon Nov 6 00:13:35 UTC 2017
On Sun, Nov 5, 2017 at 11:03 PM, RedTigerFish <chihuyu at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've heard that Smalltalk is also an OS. How can I install Smalltalk on my
> X86 instead of Linux or windows?
> That must be of great fun to install Smalltalk on a bare-metal machine,
> isn't it?
Indeed. However, hardware used to be a lot simpler than it is are
nowadays. If a modern laptop didn't have all kinds of hardware, many of
which requires proprietary drivers, this would still be feasible. That
being said ...
> What are the steps to do that? Any tutorials?
... there is a project that does target bare PC hardware, called "Squeak
No Operating System". People have worked on it on and off, you should
google for "SqueakNOS".
Here are some old blog posts: squeaknos.blogspot.com
The most recent version seems to be
- Bert -
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