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Thanks for putting a version of MINIX inside the ME-11 management engine chip used on almost all recent desktop and laptop computers in the world. I guess that makes MINIX the most widely used computer operating system in the world, even more than Windows, Linux, or MacOS. And I didn't even know until I read a press report about it. Also here and here and here and here and here (in Dutch), and a bunch of other places.
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november 2017 by some_hren
Dear Mr. Krzanich, Thanks for putting a version of MINIX inside the ME-11 management engine chip used on almost all recent desktop and laptop computers in the world. I guess that makes MINIX the most widely used computer operating system in the world, even more than Windows, Linux, or MacOS.
november 2017 by pitiphong_p
Dear Mr. Krzanich, Thanks for putting a version of MINIX inside the ME-11 management engine chip used on almost all recent desktop and laptop computers in the world. I guess that makes MINIX the most widely used computer operating system in the world, even more than Windows, Linux, or MacOS. And I didn't even know until I read a press report about it. Also here and here and here and here and here (in Dutch), and a bunch of other places.
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november 2017 by danesparza
Andrew Tanenbaum, creator of the MINIX operating system, in an open letter to Intel CEO Brian Krzanich:

Thanks for putting a version of MINIX 3 inside the ME-11 management engine chip used on almost all recent desktop and laptop computers in the world. I guess that makes MINIX the most widely used computer operating system in the world, even more than Windows, Linux, or MacOS. And I didn’t even know until I read a [press report][1] about it. Also [here][2] and [here][3] and [here][4] and [here][5] and [here][6] (in Dutch), and a bunch of other places.

It’s an interesting development, having a full-blowing operating system running inside a CPU. And it’s a nice feather in the cap for MINIX, which heretofore had best been known as a teaching OS for computer science students. But it can’t be the most-used OS in the world. Android is. (Or, if you only want to count the kernel-level operating system, Linux, which runs at the heart of Android.)

MINIX is now almost certainly the most widely-used OS on Intel-based computers, but Intel-based computers are now far outnumbered by ARM-based ones.

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november 2017 by rufous
from Daring Fireball

Andrew Tanenbaum, creator of the MINIX operating system, in an open letter to Intel CEO Brian Krzanich:

Thanks for putting a version of MINIX 3 inside the ME-11 management engine chip used on almost all recent desktop and laptop computers in the world. I guess that makes MINIX the most widely used computer operating system in the world, even more than Windows, Linux, or MacOS. And I didn’t even know until I read a [press report][1] about it. Also [here][2] and [here][3] and [here][4] and [here][5] and [here][6] (in Dutch), and a bunch of other places.

It’s an interesting development, having a full-blowing operating system running inside a CPU. And it’s a nice feather in the cap for MINIX, which heretofore had best been known as a teaching OS for computer science students. But it can’t be the most-used OS in the world. Android is. (Or, if you only want to count the kernel-level operating system, Linux, which runs at the heart of Android.)

MINIX is now almost certainly the most widely-used OS on Intel-based computers, but Intel-based computers are now far outnumbered by ARM-based ones.

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november 2017 by josephschmitt
Dear Mr. Krzanich, Thanks for putting a version of MINIX inside the ME-11 management engine chip used on almost all recent desktop and laptop computers in the…
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november 2017 by badboy
Open letter of Andrew Tanenbaum to Intel
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november 2017 by crow
Dear Mr. Krzanich, Thanks for putting a version of MINIX 3 inside the ME-11 management engine chip used on almost all desktop and laptop computers in the world. I guess that makes MINIX the most…
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november 2017 by igorette
“An Open Letter to Intel — Andrew S. Tanenbaum”
november 2017 by hchbaw
RT : There is no person in this business who doesn’t owe Andrew Tannenbaum at least a “Hey, thanks.” 😊
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november 2017 by jbellis
An Open Letter to Intel
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november 2017 by jabbrwcky