Resources Page for CS 3100
This page is designed to be a clearinghouse of links to other sites that
contain technical / background information on various operating systems and
operating system concepts.
If you want to add to / improve the content here, send me a message.
There is also a good deal of useful information in the back of your book in
Last updated on 9 July, 1999
The following are links to extensive listings of various operating systems.
You can find lots of info & links on these pages.
Specific Operating Systems
The following is a listing of specific operating systems with links to
home pages and technical documentation.
General Operating System Research
- MIT LCS Parallel and Distributed Operating Systems
Home Page - Numerous
links available here to various projects.
- University of Arizona OS Research
Oodles of Links - different OS, language, networking and compiler
projects that the boys at U of A are working on. You can just go crazy
- EMU News World - Fabulous
news site that covers all things emulation-related.
- comp.emulators.misc USENET FAQ - Features a big, honkin' list of
- Emulation Software
R&D WWW Page - Contains a list of links to papers & articles, some of
which talk about the general theory of emulation, while other papers
discuss specific emulators (such as WINE).
- WINE - A user-space
implementation of the Win32 API, designed to run on Intel-bases Unicies.
You can download source
code or pre-compiled binaries.
- Stella - An Atari
2600 emulator that runs on numerous platforms. This site has some good
links to other Atari 2600 emulation sites.
- MAME - The "Multiple
Arcade Machine Emulator" - All your old favorites come back to life.
Security Related Sites
If you're interested in doing a report on security, there's a bunch of
places you could look.
- Security Portal
- Security Focus - the
soon-to-be home of the much-acclaimed BugTraq archives
- Access Control
Methods - This discusses various approaches to fine-grained permission
settings. Emphasis is on Linux, but the article contains a lot of
general-purpose info that is applicable to numerous OS'es. Has links to a
number of related sites as well.
More files and how to manage them.
News & Editorial Sites
Some of these might be interesting. Don't count on finding too much
technical content here, though.
- osOpinion - Editorials and
overviews of various os'es. Occasionally insightful / useful.
- OS News - News updates,
features & editorials about various different operating systems.
- 32 Bits Online -
Reviews of software & os'es, emphasis on "alternative" os'es.
Last updated: 18 July 1999