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Reference Books

8254 PROGRAMMABLE INTERVAL TIMER (PIT) a counter/timer device designed to solve the common timing control problems in microcomputer
system design.

8259A Programmable Interrupt Controller (PIC) handles up to eight vectored priority interrupts for the CPU. It is cascadable for up to 64 vectored priority interrupts without additional circuitry.

Calling conventions for different C++ compilers and operating systems by Agner Fog, 2018

Design of OS/2 The design of Operating System/2

FAT32 File System Specification FAT: General Overview of On-Disk Format
Version 1.03, December 6, 2000 Microsoft Corporation

How to Make a Computer Operating System by Samy Pessé

How It Works — CHS Translation Plus BIOS Types, LBA and Other Good Stuff Version 4a by Hale Landis (landis@sugs.tware.com)

Installable File Systems For OS/2 Version 3.0 OS/2 File Systems Department
PSPC Boca Raton, Florida February 13, 1998

Intel Microprocessors Architecture, Programming, and Interfacing, Eighth Edition, BARRY B. BREY

Microsoft Macro Assembler Reference MASM reference guide

Operating Systems, Internals and Design Principals 11th Edition William Stallings

PC DOS 7 Technical Update Document Number GG24-4459-00 February 1995

PS/2 Model 25 Technical Reference June 1987

PS2_Model_80_Technical_Reference October 90

Python for Developers First edition in English

The little book about OS development Erik Helin, Adam Renberg 2015-01-19

VESA BIOS EXTENSION (VBE) Core Functions Standard Version: 2.0 Document Revision: 1.1 Ratification Date: November 18, 1994

VGA BIOS OEM Reference Guide Revision 1.0 July 1999

Writing OS/2 Warp Device Drivers in C Third Edition

Writing a Simple Operating System — from Scratch by Nick Blundell


OS/2 2.x Programming Documentation Books

OS/2 Museum – OS/2 2.0 Technical Library

Git Repos

OS2World  OS/2 Warp, ArcaOS and eComStation public source code

OS2World/SYSTEM-LOADER-QSINIT  QSINIT is a replacement of OS2LDR created from scratch.

Microsoft Github

trac.netlabs.org – OS/2 Available Projects