Minix 3

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MINIX 3 is a new open-source operating system designed as highly reliable, flexible, and secure. It is loosely based somewhat on previous versions of MINIX, but is fundamentally different in many key ways. This is an attempt at creating a book about MINIX 3.

Table of Contents

History of the MINIX 3

Challenges When Teaching Operating Systems
Is MINIX Obsolete?
Legal Issues

A Brief Introduction to the Concepts of MINIX 3

Architecture and Design of MINIX 3
Processes
Input/Output  
Memory Management  
File System  

Getting Started with MINIX 3

First Steps  
Installation  
Being an Administrator  
Using the X-Environment  
Setting up Your Network  
Tools

Appendix A: MINIX 3 on Emulators

Minix 3 on VMware  
Minix 3 on QEMU  
Minix 3 on Bochs  
Minix 3 on VirtualBox  
Minix 3 on Virtual PC  
Minix 3 on Parallels Desktop