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MIPS Technologies and Lineo Announce Agreement to Expand Acceptance Of Linux in Embedded Markets

Apr 03, 2000, 23:35 (1 Talkback[s])

"As a result of this cooperative agreement, Lineo will optimize Embedix, Lineo's line of embedded Linux system software, for MIPS Technologies' MIPS32 and MIPS64 processor architectures and compatible embedded processor cores. Lineo will work to ensure that the related layers, operating system and tools of Embedix will support the MIPS Technologies processor architectures. This will give MIPS Technologies licensees and their customers a full-featured, highly optimized embedded Linux solution. Additionally, Lineo joined the MIPS Alliance Program."

"'With this agreement, MIPS Technologies and Lineo are positioned to drive growth in the embedded device market,' said Bryan Sparks, CEO of Lineo, Inc. 'We see tremendous demand for embedded Linux, a low cost, highly reliable and well-supported operating system in embedded applications using MIPS-based processors.'"

Press release.