Submitted by Robert Szeleney on Mon, 2001-11-05 22:41.

Mirror is ready. You could download the image file normally from the download menu now.


Submitted by Robert Szeleney on Mon, 2001-11-05 10:08.

Next release will be mostly a bugfixed version with some new features.

Implemented createdir function and FATFS creatdir support.
Updated ramdisk driver. (Added medium size Ioctl)
Implemented format utility for FAT filesystem.
Added sync syscall.
Kernel debugger uses 115200 baud as default now.
Added cache_configure syscall to change cache size.

New terminal implemented. Init/Desktop/SkyGI bugfixes.
Bugfix in open/close. (memory waste)

SkyGI uses 32bit colors now.

Anybody interested in writing a linux compatible pty driver?


Submitted by Robert Szeleney on Fri, 2001-10-19 04:15.

Linux emulation layer updated.
- More system calls are emulated now.
- Linux emulation layer is now a kernel module.
If you start a linux application, the linux emulation module gets loaded

Critical COFF loader bug fixed.
Loading an application which has a text/data size not aligned to a page size failed sometimes. (Not all code was loaded in such a case).

Implemented graphic contexts. (Window and buffer contexts are support now)
Rewrote the whole SkyGI and applications to use windowed-graphic contexts.

Added blocking FIFO read/write calls.
Bugfix in task_wait_for_state(...). (deadlock).

Add delete_memory_space function.


Submitted by Robert Szeleney on Fri, 2001-10-12 03:33.

Serial mouse driver bugfix!
MS compatible mouse works again!

Switching on the fly between PS/2 mouse and serial mouse is support by GiConfig tool.

Autodetection of PS2 and serial mouse implemented again.


Submitted by Robert Szeleney on Fri, 2001-10-12 02:43.

Next release will be mostly a bugfix release with some new features.

Added MTRR support. Framebuffer memory region is set to write-combining.
Performance increase on a 850Mhz,Celeron:
Blit-routine for 16bit color bitmaps can do 16Mega Pixel / sec.
After enabling MTRR: 74Mega Pixel/sec.

Updated panel. Using 32x32icons instead of text.
Bugfixed PS2 mouse driver. (ran out of sync sometimes).

Added clean reboot routine.
Disks are synced on reboot now.
Fixed some task delete bugs.
Implemented syslog watcher

Window switch/redraw looks faster now. Only really overlapped regions are
redrawn on a window switch.

Optimized multiple block read.
Bugfix in list widget.
Updated filemanager. Graphical copy dialog implemented (copy/paste). (like windows/kde)