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Subject: Re: Hello rockbox folks
From: Rune (
Date: 2002-09-18

Hello Seth,
If you're looking for a great book on OS'es I would clearly recommmend
"Operating system concepts" by Silberschatz/Galvin/Gagne (ISBN

Best Regards
- Rune

----- Original Message -----
From: "Björn Stenberg" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2002 10:14 AM
Subject: Fw: Hello rockbox folks

> ----- Forwarded message from Seth Kintigh <> -----
> Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 21:26:01 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Seth Kintigh <>
> To:
> Subject: Hello rockbox folks
> I would send this to the list if I knew how. I don't
> want to subscribe, I prefer reading on the web page.
> Anyway, I started lurking right after you guys voted
> on a name. I tried installing the compiler on win98
> but it never worked. All I wanted to do was make some
> 3D screen saver, which I now realize would be tough
> without floating point... Anyway, then I changed jobs
> and I moved to Texas.
> I just checked back in and I am so completely blown
> away, it is like magic. I really wish I could sit
> down with some of you and you could explain how you
> went from talking about a multi thread OS and MP3
> playback to suddenly having a working firmware that
> kicks the crap out of the Archos one. I'm an EE by
> education and have done a lot of programming, but this
> is magic to me. I have no idea how to program an OS.
> Perhaps someone can write a history of how stuff was
> done and why. Or maybe I should read a book on OSes.
> Anyway, I would like to help, but don't know how. Do
> you need more programmers?
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> ----- End forwarded message -----
> --
> Björn

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