LinuxToday.com.au: They're building Red Hat into a Tank!
Dec 15, 2000, 08:46 (4 Talkback[s])
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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to renai43 for this link.
"Well, we all knew the day would come, and although cartoonists
have been portraying a huge Linux penguin forcefully destroying
Redmond for some time, I guess no-one really thought it would
happen this soon."
"Linux has now become military technology - under a deal which
was released to the press this week, Red Hats' uClinux port of the
Linux operating system will become the operating system for a
vehicle monitoring device soon to be tested by the United States of
"However, these devices are not only intended for military use -
soon rymicNET devices will be available for many different
applications, including use in construction equipment, railway
cars, truck fleets and other industrial machinery."