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by michael
Fri Jan 18, 2008 12:14 am
Forum: Article Feedback
Topic: Setting up MSVC++
Replies: 13
Views: 46123

Setting up MSVC++

Oh while im typing this just a quick (unimportant)note but when using tabbed browsing withon your site I have to keep logging in but, anyway.. Well this is about the "Operating Systems Development - Setting up MSVC++ 2005" tutorial.. I downloaded the demo and tried compiling it on Visual C++ 2005 an...
by michael
Sat Jan 12, 2008 11:38 pm
Forum: Advanced OS Development
Topic: Virtulization
Replies: 15
Views: 46857

Just a note on your sign Andrew :P thats not my service provider :P... Hmm program size doesn't really matter though.. When you look how big office is they're probally all in cahoots with the hard disk manafactures :roll: Yea I suppose.. Checking should be avoided where possible though.. Like there'...
by michael
Sat Jan 12, 2008 2:01 am
Forum: Advanced OS Development
Topic: Virtulization
Replies: 15
Views: 46857

Adding input validators and stuff is nice but not always neccasary even for proper projects.. Only for methods, properties etc that are exposed as public should really be checked otherwise your cutting a (possibilly big) performance loss. :cry: As for sticking all your functions and stuff into one l...
by michael
Thu Jan 10, 2008 8:45 pm
Forum: Advanced OS Development
Topic: Virtulization
Replies: 15
Views: 46857

Oh thats actully a very good idea :o :D I was considering that but it would mean making my own compiler :( alot of work ah well.. And oh yuep I knew the difference between crack and hack, well you know how you know things but you kinda forget until you get reminded? :P Wow thats scary when you think...
by michael
Wed Jan 09, 2008 11:36 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 15
Views: 43033

OMG ARE YOU SERIOUS!!!!????? This is great!!! ive heard about the one by microsoft research.. But theres a catch im afraid :cry: The C# license says you cant make programs that work on a non microsoft os :cry: oh wait this program doesnt work on an os does it so thats ok then :shock: :D lmao
by michael
Wed Jan 09, 2008 11:27 pm
Forum: Advanced OS Development
Topic: Virtulization
Replies: 15
Views: 46857

Hey Thanks :D Well what im trying to protect against is anyone/anything apart from the actull owner of the physical computer.. Because yeah I know protecting further then that is technically impossible (and pretty much useless). Going into a bit more detail I want to: Stop any proccess from blocking...
by michael
Mon Jan 07, 2008 3:55 am
Forum: Advanced OS Development
Topic: Virtulization
Replies: 15
Views: 46857

Virtulization

Okay well I have an idea.. I know its phesable in terms of making it work, but I want to know how feasable it is in terms of making it not go really REALLY slow.. Basically what im thinking is if no code could execute apart from the kernal (and maybe/maybe not drivers), without well being interprete...
by michael
Fri Jan 04, 2008 11:07 pm
Forum: Assembly Language
Topic: The hlt instruction
Replies: 3
Views: 17442

The hlt instruction

Sorry I just keep asking the complicated questions :P Well when the hlt instruction is um executed will the cpu just: Not increase the instruction pointer and therefore execute hlt until an interupt occurs, or Actully turn off the cpu/put it in idle? Cuz i heard thats what Vista does, well that and ...
by michael
Fri Jan 04, 2008 10:51 pm
Forum: Assembly Language
Topic: Entering 32bit (un)real mode
Replies: 3
Views: 16820

So does this mean that I would then actully be in pmode but just have basically turned off all the different things that "protect" me from myself?.. I mean would the um whats it called Interupt Vector Table (I think) be the one that just has a simple list of 255 pointers starting from address 0?
by michael
Fri Jan 04, 2008 12:44 am
Forum: Assembly Language
Topic: Entering 32bit (un)real mode
Replies: 3
Views: 16820

Entering 32bit (un)real mode

Ive been searching on the net for like a week now and I havn't found any resource that teaches the basics as good as this site... So I thought id ask here. Ive fiddled with the code from the tutorials here and came up with this: EnterStage3: cli ; clear interrupts mov eax, cr0 ; set bit 0 in cr0--en...
by michael
Tue Jan 01, 2008 12:46 am
Forum: Advanced OS Development
Topic: Pure multithreading/multicore processors?
Replies: 3
Views: 18374

Thanks anyway :)
by michael
Mon Dec 31, 2007 1:12 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 15
Views: 43033

lol :o wow so many mikes :o are there any more?' lol Helloo everyone well I think you can all guess my name to :shock: .. Im 15 from New Zealand.hmm um im home-schooled an have been most of my life.. Ive been programming since I was like 7 so ive become quite good at it now :D Thanks heaps Mike (the...
by michael
Sun Dec 30, 2007 1:30 am
Forum: Assembly Language
Topic: Floating point variables and Math?..
Replies: 1
Views: 11887

Floating point variables and Math?..

Is this possible in assembly?
by michael
Sun Dec 30, 2007 12:58 am
Forum: Advanced OS Development
Topic: Pure multithreading/multicore processors?
Replies: 3
Views: 18374

Pure multithreading/multicore processors?

Well I think my question is pretty much covered in the title :) lol.. Im the kind of person that can find ways around stuff so im not asking how to do locks on objects and all that stuff that comes along with that.. Just how do I start execution of something on another processor? Oh and how do I fin...