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Linux on a javascript vm

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Lucifer Megacruel
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Linux on a javascript vm

Hi folks,

I just wanted to share this with you folks :) . I am just hoping it interests some you. I must warn you that it needs a relatively new browser though!

http://bellard.org/jslinux/ . Linux kernel running on an x86 vm written in java script. I bow down before the humility and brilliance of this man . He wrote the popular ffmpeg , tinyCC , qemu - a fast x86 emulator etc etc and also hold the record for calculating pi to most places using a home computer!!!. Hats off !

Truly Evil
Lucifer Megacruel
"To Denouce the Evils of Truth and Love. To cause may hem and destruction and necromancy , Lucifer is here"
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dirk dierickx
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Re: Linux on a javascript vm

and now there is officially nothing anymore where linux can't run on :D

exciting times are ahead, javascript has turned into one of the most powerful languages and with the current smart phones, this power is put in the palm of your hands.

yesterday i also discovered NaClBox, which runs Dos in the browser. it uses the sandboxed x86 emulator in chrome however. but it should be possible to port this (dosbox) to javascript since linux is able to run in it.
Lucifer Megacruel
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Re: Linux on a javascript vm

hi,

Thanks!, had a look at NaClBox, it is interesting.

You might find JPC interesting as well, See : http://jpc.sourceforge.net/home_home.html . JPC is also capable of running linux. It can be used a applet or a standalone program.

--Lucifer

PS:
I also wrote a small real mode DOS operating system clone once :P , it is not that hard :)
"To Denouce the Evils of Truth and Love. To cause may hem and destruction and necromancy , Lucifer is here"