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mach hacker for Hurd on Mach on PowerPC

Category: Developer
Submitted By: jemarch
Date: Mon 25 Aug 2003 11:11:12 AM UTC
Status: Open

This project is not part of the GNU Project.

The goal of this project is to port the OSKit to the PowerPC, then change OSF Mach to use this, and to run the GNU Hurd on it. Currently, there is only a preliminary port of the Hurd to the version of OSF Mach on which MkLinux runs, but unfortunately this version of Mach only supports older PowerMacs. The OSKit will provide modern device drivers from Linux, and OSF Mach will use it in a way like GNUMach does.

License Other
Development Status
: 2 - Pre-Alpha

Details (job description, contact ...):

The task in course is the clean up of the osfmk version of the mach microkernel. The goal is to get osfmk working well on modern PowerPC based machines like the macintosh.

An integration with the Flux OSKit is planned.

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