CW360: Torvalds: The Linux Evolution Continues
May 22, 2002, 14:37 (4 Talkback[s])
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"Linux creator Linus Torvalds believes his operating system is
evolving well, despite the difficulties it has encountered along
"The Finnish programmer made the remarks last week at the Los
Alamos National Laboratory in the US where he enjoyed the 'rare
experience' of seeing his work on Linux and on Transmeta's
processors in action at the same time.
"Torvalds saw the unveiling of a 240-processor Beowulf cluster
named Green Destiny that made novel use of Transmeta's low-power
consumption chips and the open-source OS.
"A Beowulf cluster is, typically, a set of off-the-shelf
hardware running Linux and linked together for high performance and
"'Linux has been in this type of place for sometime, but what is
notable is that I seldom get to combine the work on Linux with my
real job,' Torvalds said..."
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