Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 18, 2001
LinuxHardware.org: DDR Athlon Motherboard Rumble (Aug 18, 2001, 23:30)
"We will now take you to the next level in Athlon computing and
examine the Athlon processor coupled with DDR SDRAM. Prepare
yourselves as we not only look at DDR on one chipset but examine
all three of the choices for single processor DDR goodness. In this
review we will cover the original AMD 760 chipset showcased on the
MSI K7 Master-S, the ALI MAGiK1 on the SOYO SY-K7ADA, and the new
VIA KT266 on the SOYO SY-K7V DRAGON."
Linuxlookup.com Tip Of The Week: bash Redirection (Aug 18, 2001, 20:35)
"Shell redirection - sending the output of a command to a file
or reading the input from a file - is commonly used and supported
by any shell you might use. But bash offers some redirection tricks
above and beyond what you might seen in the C shell."
SysAdmin Mag: Checking Your System Logs with awk (Aug 18, 2001, 19:00)
"While most administrators are familiar with grep, most have not
become so familiar with awk, instead favoring Perl. awk has a
number of advantages over grep, and even a few over Perl."
UnixReview.com: OpenUNIX 8 - Linux Without the Linux Kernel (Aug 18, 2001, 16:00)
"OpenUNIX 8 introduces a new subsystem, the Linux Kernel
Personality, or LKP, which attempts to reproduce a fully-compatible
Linux distribution, including a development environment with all
the relevant libraries and Linux system calls hosted within native
Unix, but without a Linux kernel. As it has been stated elsewhere
in the trade press, Caldera's business objective with LKP is to
supply a single development target (the Linux application binary
interface) while providing Linux applications with the highly
scalable and stable nature of the SVR5 kernel. Did they manage to
pull it off? Read on."
NewsForge: Review: Soyo K7VDRAGON motherboard (Aug 18, 2001, 13:01)
This review has good things to say about the Soyo K7VDRAGON, and
analyzes its performance under Linux: "The Soyo K7VDRAGON has hit
the integration sweet spot. The board features integrated digital
audio, IDE-RAID, networking, and overclocking, not to mention a
non-essential but stylish design with plenty of visual appeal."
Linux Journal: Final days for Linux Journal's Readers' Choice voting. (Aug 18, 2001, 01:03)
"Time is almost up...voting in Linux Journal's 2001 Readers'
Choice Awards will come to a close on Monday, August 20."