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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

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