There is a variety of documentation available from this site.
NOTE: We have not yet regenerated all of the
documentation to use our new name. This will take place as we ready
for the next release.
This is the most comprehensive and wide-ranging of the legOS docs. The best
place to start for a newbie. With the newest update, this now covers LNP is
depth, including code examples. Many thanks to Mike Ash for providing this
We have installation instructions for a growing number of environments.
Please select one of the following based on the type of system on which you
want to develop for the RCX.
This document covers the installation of the Cygwin tools and
building of brickOS on the Microsoft Windows platform.
Running Debian GNU/Linux on Alpha,
I386, Motorola 68000, MIPS, MIPS-EL, PowerPC, S390, or Sun Sparc
platforms? Then this document is for you!
Dave Chen has written up an excellent legOS command reference that documents
and organizes the resources that the legOS kernel provides to a legOS
program. If you have already read the HOWTO, and are just looking.
This document covers
the installation of the GNU gcc/g++ tools and installation/building of
legOS on the Debian/GNU Linux platform. This will be modified
for brickOS install as soon as a brickOS version is packaged and
available from the Debian mirrors. (should be late October/ early
This document (under construction)
covers the installation of the DJGPP GNU gcc/g++ tools and building
of brickOS for use on DOS.
An updated version of this document is now under construction...
Stig Neilsson has written kernel documentation, detailing exactly how the
legOS kernel works. If you want to become a brickOS kernel hacker, this is
the place to start. You can also get it as a PDF file
These are Application Programming Interface (API) docs that are
automatically generated from brickOS source. We keep these up to date with
each new release. You may also see special versions of these documents
accompanying test releases. We will also have packaged versions of
these documents available for download.