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Usenet posting to comp.os.minix on August 25, 1991 Linus wrote:

Hello everybody out there using minix -

I'm doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won't be big and professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT clones. This has been brewing since april, and is starting to get ready. I'd like any feedback on things people like/dislike in minix, as my OS resembles it somewhat (same physical layout of the file-system (due to practical reasons) among other things).

@slickhenry "just a hobby"

"won't be big and professional"

hohoho boy. That's a knee slapper. 😂

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