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LinuxPR: Essential Announces Linux Driver for HIPPI 800

Nov 06, 1999, 06:07 (0 Talkback[s])

"The new software driver, based on the Linux operating system, allows for the inclusion of low-cost Linux platforms within HIPPI networks."

"Essential Communications, a leading supplier of high speed networking products, today announced the availability of a Linux driver for its PCI host bus adapter based on the High Performance Parallel Interface (HIPPI 800) standard."

"The new software driver, based on the Linux operating system, allows for the inclusion of low-cost Linux platforms within HIPPI networks. This driver extends the HIPPI 800 network advantages of very high speed (800 Megabits / second) data file transfer capability and low CPU utilization to Linux platforms. Users will now have Linux platform connectivity to high performance computing resources that utilize HIPPI technology such as storage area networks (SANs) and high performance server farms."

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