Derrick is a 32-bit operating system running in
protected mode. It's coded in x86 assembly
and it's aimed as a single-tasking hybrid monolithic OS
with stability in mind.
For version summary please view the changelog.
- floppy driver auto detection
- English language
version has a US QWERTY layout by default
- replaced text color from 0x0F to
- LD function: added "DOS label" information and file size
loading files working up to 64kB, command "TYPE"
- PC emulator detection
(in SYSINFO command)
Derrick has been
tested on: QEMU 0.9.0, Bochs, VMWare Workstation and on my testbed.
NOTE: Derrick doesn't
work properly on MS Virtual PC.