Assembly Kernel

Open-source Assembly projects categorized as Kernel

Top 8 Assembly Kernel Projects

  • floppybird

    Floppy Bird (OS)

  • Cyjon

    A simple, clean code, multi-tasking kernel written in pure Assembly language for 64-bit processors from the AMD64 family.

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  • zen

    Experimental operating system written in Zig

    Project mention: Zen: Experimental operating system written in Zig | | 2023-07-24
  • 539kernel

    539kernel is a simple x86 32bit educational kernel which has been written especially for the book "A Journey in Creating an Operating System Kernel" which is available freely on <>

    Project mention: Help with a toy Kernel. | /r/osdev | 2023-01-19
  • mintia

    Paging operating system for a custom computer architecture

    Project mention: Mintia: my paging operating system written in a custom language for a custom architecture | /r/osdev | 2023-07-08

    MINTIA is the flagship operating system for XR/station, and has itself been in the works for 2.5 years and counting. To meet some standard of "realism" for a late 80s workstation operating system, it has the following goals (in no particular order):

  • x86-bootloader

    A BIOS bootloader for bare-metal x86 programs, written in 8086 assembly

  • x86-kernel

    A hobby kernel developed from scratch using i8086 assembly

  • InfluxDB

    Collect and Analyze Billions of Data Points in Real Time. Manage all types of time series data in a single, purpose-built database. Run at any scale in any environment in the cloud, on-premises, or at the edge.

  • kernel

    A barebones x86 Kernel. (by mirimmad)

    Project mention: I've been working through a toy compiler. | /r/osdev | 2023-01-19

    Here is the repo ( Please build it and try to uncomment the lines that print the timer values to see the messed up screen.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-07-24.

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What are some of the best open-source Kernel projects in Assembly? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 floppybird 901
2 Cyjon 403
3 zen 359
4 539kernel 180
5 mintia 55
6 x86-bootloader 21
7 x86-kernel 10
8 kernel 4
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