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CRN: Linux Creator Charts Future For OS

Mar 03, 1999, 08:48 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Shawn Willett)

"Linus Torvalds, the low-key creator of Linux, said he and others are working on a new Linux kernel that scales fromhand-held devices up to supercomputers."

"Torvalds received a welcome usually reserved for rock stars or spiritual gurus from an enthusiastic group of developers at Linuxworld Expo on Tuesday night. Linux is the open-source code variant of the Unix operating system."

"The current kernel, version 2.2, should last two to three years, he said."

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