Infrastructure Linux News for Feb 21, 2003
eWeek: IBM Speeds Up Its Entry-level Unix Server (Feb 21, 2003, 19:00)
Linux and AIX alike will run on this new product offering.
PR: SuSE Linux Extends Server Maintenance to Five Years (Feb 21, 2003, 17:30)
After Red Hat and Mandrake released their own product support
cycles, SuSE has announced their own five-year support plan for
their Enterprise Server.
Mandrake Linux Advisory: openssl (Feb 21, 2003, 17:26)
"In an upcoming paper, Brice Canvel (EPFL), Alain Hiltgen (UBS),
Serge Vaudenay (EPFL), and Martin Vuagnoux (EPFL, Ilion) describe
and demonstrate a timing-based attack on CBC ciphersuites in SSL
internetnews.com: Microsoft Woos Academic World (Feb 21, 2003, 14:30)
"Continuing efforts to woo academia, Microsoft Thursday said it
will release Visual Studio .NET 2003 Academic Edition to U.S.
schools in conjunction with professional versions of the
Debian.org: Debian Project Leader Elections 2003 (Feb 21, 2003, 11:30)
The platforms for the four Debian Project leader candidates have
been released. Links to each candidate's platform within.
LinuxHardware.org: Barton Vs. Hyper-Threading (Feb 21, 2003, 08:30)
"Which processor will now hold the performance lead? We pair
these processors up with the latest chipsets on both sides, nForce2
for AMD and E7205 for Intel. Here we go again..."
The Age: AUUG Launches Open Computing Directory (Feb 21, 2003, 04:00)
"The Australian Unix Users' Group has launched an 'Australian
Open Computing Directory' to help put buyers in touch with
suppliers, a media release says..."
The Register: IBM Pitches eServer iSeries to Wider User Base (Feb 21, 2003, 02:30)
"Recent announcements by IBM may succeed in giving the iSeries a
significant boost in its appeal to a much broader user base..."
Tectonic: 'Mad Dog' Hall Spreads Linux Word in South Africa (Feb 21, 2003, 01:00)
"[Hall] said too often businesses had to adjust their internal
processes and behaviours to fit in with the requirements of the
software rather than the software fitting in with their individual