By Ticki on
This is the 13th post of a series of blog posts tracking the development and progress of Redox, the Rust operating system. If you want to know more about Redox in general, visit our Github page.
(edited by Ticki)
If you have any questions, ideas, or are curious about Redox, we recommend joining
irc.mozilla.org or our Discourse forum!
What’s new in Redox?
@skylerberg has added tilde expansion for Ion.
@jackpot51 has improved the real hardware support (specifically, the PS/2 driver is fixed).
The SYSALLOC syscall is removed in favor of the userspace allocator.
We finally reached 3,500 stargazers.
@jackpot51 has been working on IO from userspace.
@jackpot51 has improved the performance of the terminal redraws.
@jackpot51 has exposed the
asyncorbclient flag, enabling non-blocking GUIs.
- “drawbacks of microkernels” chapter.
- Improved wording.
- Explanation of what programs fits into the upstream distribution.
- Various improvements based on people’s feedback.
@jackpot51 has improved the device detection.
@stratact has refactored
wcfor more clean and consistent code.
@jackpot51 has added message of the day.
@stratact has refactored the
Placetrait in orbtk, and is working on menus for OrbTK.
Pythoneer’s Pixelcannon in action:
Hello world from Java:
Redox running on Thinkpad T-420:
Redox running on ASUS eeePC 900:
Redox running on Panasonic Toughbook CF-18:
RustType running on Redox:
ca1ek’s tetrahedrane on Redox:
Redox once, Redox forever:
Hacking in progress:
The above pictures are all real.
- The Glorious Book
- The Holiest Forum
- The Shiny ISOs
- Fancy GitHub organization
- Our Holy Grail of a Website
- Our Nice Code of Conduct
- The Extreme Screenshots
- Extend the book.
- Improve the performance of libmalloc.
- Writable ZFS.
- More games (relatively easy target for newbies)
Since the list of contributors are growing too fast, we’ll now only list the new contributors. This might change in the future.
Sorted in alphabetical order.
- bon-chi 🎂
- ca1ek 🎂
- genodeftest 🎂
- lukeyeager 🎂
- movingtomars 🎂
- nop0x0f 🎂
- ogryzek 🎂
- paezao 🎂
- samanthadoran 🎂
- tnias 🎂
- zdeljkic 🎂
If I missed something, feel free to contact me (Ticki) or send a PR to Redox website.