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Subject: Re[2]: Hello rockbox folks
From: Eric Linenberg (elinenbe_at_umich.edu)
Date: 2002-09-18


I second this book. Got me through some tough classes. VERY well
written and easy to understand.

-eric

R> Hello Seth,
R> If you're looking for a great book on OS'es I would clearly recommmend
R> "Operating system concepts" by Silberschatz/Galvin/Gagne (ISBN
R> 0-471-41743-2).

R> Best Regards
R> - Rune

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

>> ----- Forwarded message from Seth Kintigh <skintigh_at_yahoo.com> -----
>>
>> Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 21:26:01 -0700 (PDT)
>> From: Seth Kintigh <skintigh_at_yahoo.com>
>> To: bjorn_at_haxx.se
>> 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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