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CNET News.com: Compaq expands Linux line

Mar 30, 1999, 22:28 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"Compaq plans to introduce new servers based on Alpha chips that have been maximized for Linux next week, but the dominant Linux distributor has said that Linux on Alpha has only limited business potential."

"Compaq plans to debut two new Alpha-based servers next week, the low-end single-processor "WebBrick" DS10 with a 466-MHz chip and the four-processor ES40 with a 500-MHz chip, a source familiar with the products said."

"On April 5, those servers will join the DS20 as Alpha 21264-based systems certified to work with Linux, the rambunctious operating system that is gaining ground within the corporate space."

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