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[Fwd: PalmPilot kernel] (fwd)
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- Subject: [Fwd: PalmPilot kernel] (fwd)
- From: frank.kannemann@Canada (Frank Kannemann - SunService Ottawa SSE)
- Date: Mon, 28 Apr 1997 12:14:36 -0400 (EDT)
- Cc: frank.kannemann@Canada ( SunService Ottawa SSE)
- Sender: owner-pilotmgr@shadow
I thought I would forward this information along for those UNix Techies
on the list...
There is a "Fake" Pilot available for PC's called COPilot.
I don't know if anyone ported it to Solaris. I used it to try out the
Pilot to see if I liked....
Keep up the great work!
> From frankk@xxxxxxxxxxxx Sat Apr 26 23:17:50 1997
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> Date: Sun, 27 Apr 1997 00:16:32 -0300
> From: Frank Kannemann <frankk@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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> Logan Shaw wrote:
> > I thought some people would find this interesting:
> > I took a Pilot ROM image (of PalmOS 1.0) and did the Unix commandj
> > "strings /tmp/Pilot.ROM | grep -i copyright" on it, and got this:
> > Graffiti 1.0, Copyright Palm Computing 1995.-
> > Copyright (c) 1994-1995 KADAK Products Ltd.
> > Then, I went to <URL:http://www.kadak.com> and looked around, and it
> > appears they are the makers of a realtime, multitasking kernel for the
> > 68000 series processors (among others) called AMX. Sure enough, the
> > string "AMX 68000 Kernel" also appears in the Pilot ROM image.
> > So, you can go look at that URL if you want more information about the
> > kernel. (Though you don't get that much more technical info.) It is
> > a message-passing kernel, which I thought was interesting (being a
> > Unix nerd). Actually, it sounds pretty similar to the old AmigaDOS
> > kernel, although probably a bit more sophisticated.
> > - Logan
> > --
> > Logan Shaw, Unix Systems Administrator
> > "everybody / loves to see / justice done / on somebody else" (Bruce Cockburn)