Linux News for Jul 28, 2007
Linux: Linus On CFS vs SD (Jul 28, 2007, 22:00)
KernelTrap: "'People who think SD was 'perfect'
were simply ignoring reality,' Linus Torvalds began in a succinct
explanation as to why he chose the CFS scheduler written by Ingo
Molnar instead of the SD scheduler written by Con Kolivas..."
What is Tiny, Green, and Penguin-Friendly? (Jul 28, 2007, 20:00)
XYZ Computing: "Until recently, small form
factor computers were mostly restricted to people who were able to
build their own system..."
Linux Fund Visa Card Resurrected with a New Backer (Jul 28, 2007, 16:00)
Linux.com: "Three months ago, former sponsor
Bank of America dropped the affinity credit card of the Linux Fund,
the 'public charity' with a stated mission to support free and open
Linux: The 0.01 Release (Jul 28, 2007, 12:00)
KernelTrap: "'This is a free minix-like kernel
for i386(+) based AT-machines,' began the Linux version 0.01
release notes in September of 1991 for the first release of the
What Do We Really Want From Linux? (Jul 28, 2007, 08:00)
InformationWeek: "In my last blog post about
the real-world cost of Linux, I was struck by the contrast between
my words and fellow InformationWeek blogger Alexander Wolfe's take
on all this..."
The Disconnect That Could Fail Thousands (Jul 28, 2007, 04:00)
Blog of Helios: "They think Ubuntu IS Linux...
many of them do anyway. When I tell them that there are other
distros available, some give me that blank stare..."
Screaming Monkeys, Mozilla And Microsoft (Jul 28, 2007, 02:00)
internetnews.com: "What do Mozilla, Microsoft
and monkeys have in common? A bit more than you might think..."
Linux Companies That Didn't Deserve to Die (Jul 28, 2007, 00:00)
Linux-Watch: "A recent story entitled, 'Dearly
Departed: Companies and Products That Didn't Deserve to Die' didn't
cover Linux or open-source companies. That got me to