[Newbies] I've heard that Smalltalk is also an OS. How can I install Smalltalk on my X86 instead of Linux or windows?
Ken G. Brown
kbrown at mac.com
Mon Nov 6 07:03:30 UTC 2017
There is a SqueakNOS mailing list, not active for a long time but there appear to still be archives:
There is SqueakNOS info on the Squeak wiki:
Ken G. Brown
> On Nov 5, 2017, at 17:13, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 5, 2017 at 11:03 PM, RedTigerFish <chihuyu at gmail.com <mailto: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 <http://squeaknos.blogspot.com/>
> The most recent version seems to be https://pharoweekly.wordpress.com/2017/03/19/pharonos-for-pharo40/ <https://pharoweekly.wordpress.com/2017/03/19/pharonos-for-pharo40/>
> - Bert -
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