Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 30, 2002
NewsForge: LinuxWorld: No More Fluff, Less Free Stuff (Jan 30, 2002, 21:30)
"If vendors don't have products to sell, they shouldn't be on
the show floor at LWE, says an IDG World expo official. And, he
says, if you're only coming for the free stuff, you should probably
stay home, too."
The Register: Crippled Athlon XP 2000 beats Northwood P4 (Jan 30, 2002, 21:00)
So, how does the AXP-2K/DDR system compare with a
Northwood/RAMBUS setup running at nearly twice the clock speed? A
lot better than half as well, that's for sure."
SiliconValley.internet.com: Fiorina Woos The Linux Faithful at LWE (Jan 30, 2002, 20:25)
"Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina Wednesday turned to the
pulpit of open source and preached a perfect penguin world with the
help of her vision of a merged HP and Compaq."
LWE: IBM Creates Smart Vending Machine Running Linux (Jan 30, 2002, 18:01)
LWE attendees will get more than the standard giveaway fare at
the IBM booth this year. IBM is demonstrating the versatility of
Linux for getting things that matter most to geeks: snacks.
CNN: LWE: Services Aimed at Businesses (Jan 30, 2002, 16:25)
"This year, with Linux-based server sales holding their own, the
focus is on keeping those customers happy by giving them the kind
of service and support that until now has mainly gone to customers
running Unix and Windows..."
Caldera Releases OpenLinux 3.1.1 (Jan 30, 2002, 15:14)
"Caldera International, Inc. today announced the immediate
availability of Caldera OpenLinux Workstation 3.1.1 and Caldera
OpenLinux Server 3.1.1..."
TuxPPC.org: Review: Getting Started with Yellow Dog Linux (Jan 30, 2002, 11:17)
"'Getting started with Yellow Dog Linux' is excellent in what it
explains. However, the manual is quite as bad in what it does not
explain. Indeed, it is very incomplete and I'd say even
unappropriate to new Linux users. The topics they chose to explain
are often "nice" but miss the essential things."
PR: IBM and SuSE Cooperation Demonstrates Sophisticated Integration of Enterprise-Ready Linux
(Jan 30, 2002, 07:05)
"As a consequence of this agreement, SuSE Linux and IBM will
closely cooperate to tune SuSE's SLES operating system exactly to
the technical requirements of IBM's eServer line."
Mandrake Linux Community Newsletter -- Issue #28 (Jan 30, 2002, 03:15)
This week: Mandrake 8.2 Beta available; Correction to Newsletter
#27; Last Chance for LinuxWorld Expo; MandrakeClub Announcement;
Review of Mandrake Linux 8.0 PPC; Business Case of the Week;
Software Updates; What's New at MandrakeUser.org?; Headlines from