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EE Times: Trillian makes headway on Linux for Merced

Aug 12, 1999, 15:23 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Craig Matsumoto)

[ Thanks to Rajiv for this link. ]

"Techies at the Linux World conference got their first detailed look at Linux running on Intel Corp.'s IA-64 platform this week. Gathered in a dimlylit room, a handful of programmers watched patiently as a Merced simulator booted the Linux kernel in single- and dual-processor modes.

"While there wasn't much to look at, the boot-up represented quite an accomplishment. Unlike applications software, kernel code has to be nearly perfect or it won't operate at all,..."

"Intel's keynote speech at Linux World on Tuesday (Aug. 10) included a glimpse of Linux running on the Merced simulator, and developers were invited to get a closer look at an informal session run by Trillian members later that day."

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