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

About This book

The History of Minix 3
Future Roles for Minix 3
Teaching Operating Systems
Legal Matters

A Brief Introduction to the Concepts of MINIX 3

Architecture and Design of MINIX 3
Memory Management  
File System  

Getting Started with MINIX 3

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

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