These files will let you run ForthOS under a virtual PC
If you just want to quickly lay hands on ForthOS, install the
Then grab the
"bochsrc" file (usually used by Bochs
under the name ".bochsrc"),
disk image which it will load.
Tell Bochs to start up, and you should be in a ForthOS
The disk image appears to work fine with qemu x86 emulation
I've recently been freshening the source. ForthOS now builds its
own GDT/IDT, has added RTC and time services, as well as
moving to interrupts for all I/O devices (previously it was a polled
scheduler). Under qemu it no longer pegs the CPU at 100%.
This image will doubtless be updated as bugs are
found, but you're welcome to try it and peruse the included source: