Python Operating System???

Roose b at b.b
Thu Jan 6 20:50:52 EST 2005

What exactly do you mean by an operating system?

If you don't want to program in C/C++ then you're going to have a hard time.
I don't want to be too discouraging, but with that attitude I doubt you
would get very far.

It sounds like you want to make more of an OS shell -- no?  You can
implement a shell on top of any OS and probably do it in a language like

But if it is going to be a complete OS in pure Python, uh, it won't be!
You'll have to do a lot of stuff in C, at the least interface with the

"David Brown" <david at> wrote in message
news:10trb0mgiflcj4f at
> Hello. I recently came across a free operating system called Unununium (or
> something like that) and it was developed in Python and Assembly.
> Now, I have been looking for a way to make an operating system for a long
> long time and the only possibilities I could find were C++ and assembly. I
> don't mind assembly so much if I don't have to use it very often. But C++
> so complicated and errors are pretty much impossible to find in the code
> me.
> So, I was wondering if it would be possible to find a bootloader that
> a python file at startup or something...
> Is there an example somewhere of a Python OS?
> Thanks!

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