fngi VS raspberry-pi-os

Compare fngi vs raspberry-pi-os and see what are their differences.


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Posts with mentions or reviews of fngi. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-12-07.
  • Smallest possible self-hosting zig compiler
    4 projects | /r/Zig | 7 Dec 2022
    I've been writing my own language, fngi, which is inspired by Forth to create an extremely minimal language. However, I'm considering doing a rewrite and in so doing am taking a second look at some other languages.


Posts with mentions or reviews of raspberry-pi-os. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-08-08.
  • Show HN: CheesecakeOS for Raspberry Pi Volume 0: Booting, Processes, and VM
    2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 8 Aug 2021
    CheesecakeOS for Raspberry Pi Volume 0: Booting, Processes, and Virtual Memory is the first in what I hope is a series of github markdown tutorials or volumes on bare-metal from-scratch operating system development.

    I have dreamed of contributing to the Linux Kernel, but have yet to find the courage to jump in and do so. I started by attempting to read Understanding the Linux Kernel by Daniel Bovet and Marco Cesati, but found it was too advanced for me at the time. I found another text I credit with advancing my understanding, Computer Systems: A Programmer's Perspective by Randall Bryant and David O'Hallaron. I worked on the self-study labs from their book website, and found them to be a superb educational tool.

    Further, then becoming interested in what creating an operating system actually means, I stumbled upon Sergey Matyukevich's Rasberry-Pi-OS github repo (https://github.com/s-matyukevich/raspberry-pi-os). I wanted to expand on his tutorial, for my own education, and, in the best case, for the benefit of others.

    There are many ideas taken from Linux in the implementation, as when I didn't know how to proceed, that is the source I would consult. Though, I attempt to simplify and explain the details in the text. The implementation stops short of implementing or supporting a file system, the subject of the next volume.

  • Has anyone ever actually gotten a custom kernel/bare metal program to run specifically on the Raspberry Pi 4B?
    3 projects | /r/raspberry_pi | 7 Aug 2021
    Not familiar with this myself but aiming to start soon. Have found a nice youtube series for low level development on the RPi, not sure which version he uses, but reportedly it works for some on RPi 4. He also has a subreddit:
  • In-depth software programming
    36 projects | dev.to | 27 Feb 2021
    C: Learning operating system development using Linux kernel and Raspberry Pi

What are some alternatives?

When comparing fngi and raspberry-pi-os you can also consider the following projects:

JingOS - Awesome - JingOS - The World’s First Linux-based OS design for Tablets

rdma-core - RDMA core userspace libraries and daemons

dattobd - kernel module for taking block-level snapshots and incremental backups of Linux block devices

circle - A C++ bare metal environment for Raspberry Pi with USB (32 and 64 bit)

rtw88-usb - rtw88 family usb driver for linux rtl8723du rtl8822bu rtl8821cu rtl8822cu

AmogOS - ඞ Among-us themed OS. As seen on Reddit and Youtube.

UEFI-Tuts - YOUTUBE Tutorials on how the UEFI works to boot your own Operating System. Think of this as an EFI Bootloader.

wiser - :racehorse: Extremely minimal vmm for linux written in C. Hopefully someday will spin linux-vm for you.

circle - The compiler is available for download. Get it!

xcc - Toy C compiler for x86-64/aarch64/riscv64/wasm

broadcom-bt-firmware - Repository for various Broadcom Bluetooth firmware

os-tutorial - How to create an OS from scratch