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SD Times: Linux Kernel 2.6 For Machines Great and Small

Aug 19, 2003, 11:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Edward J. Correia)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Now feature-locked, the Linux kernel 2.6, which went to beta testing on July 14, includes patches that cater to the mass market and the massively scalable. Server-app developers can look forward to 64-way processing, enormous block-size support and a hyperthreading-aware scheduler. Also incorporated are kernel pre-emption and uClinux patches, the latter giving embedded developers a mainstream method of running Linux on low-cost processors that lack a memory management unit..."

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