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InfoWorld: Linux touted for Intel Itanium processor

Feb 06, 2000, 08:38 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ed Scannell)

"Developers of a Linux port for Intel's Itanium IA-64 chip demonstrated at LinuxWorld Expo here on Friday an early version of the chip running the just-released source code...."

"During a keynote this morning delivered by VA Linux Systems President and CEO Larry Augustin, members of the team that developed the port, known as the Trillian project team, showed off the upcoming 64-bit hardware/software platform running the Apache Web server, serving up a variety of Web pages...."

"We are setting a new trend here in delivering the next generation [operating system] software before the hardware is out," Augustin said. "We hope this sets up a new model where developers get a chance to work on products early on."

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