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MacOS X now also for x86 CPUs

MacOS X now also for x86 CPUs

Apple today released a new version of the MaxOS X Kernel, codenamed Darwin. This would not be particularly spectacular in and of itself if this new version 1.3.1 from Darwin were not also suitable for standard x86 processors such as the Intel Pentium III or the AMD Athlon.

The Darwin kernel is based on FreeBSD and Mach 3.0 technologies and offers protected memory and pre-emptive multitasking. The latest Darwin version is available in ISO form both as source code and as binary versions for download from this page. According to initial information, the support of hardware x86 systems should be rather sparse, nevertheless you should perhaps dare a little test of the system on another hard drive.

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