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LinuxPlanet: Sun Gives Red Hat, Novell Their Niagara Marching Orders

Dec 09, 2005, 20:30 (3 Talkback[s])
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"Sun Microsystems is 'talking publicly' this week with both Red Hat and Novell SuSE about doing native ports of their respective Linux distributions to the high-powered and relatively low-priced RISC-based T1000 and T2000 Fire Servers rolled out in New York on Tuesday.

"'But when I say 'talking publicly,' I mean we are talking to them through you,' Mike Splain, chief technologist in Sun's Scalable Systems Group, in a meeting with LinuxPlanet at Sun's full-day dog-and-pony show in Manhattan.

"'We want Red Hat and SuSE to do native ports,' Splain told LinuxPlanet..."

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