"Independent programmers have released a test version of Red
Hat's Fedora version of Linux for Advanced Micro Devices' Opteron
processor, marking a modest success in the company's effort to
engage outside developers.
"Programmer Justin M. Forbes on Saturday released the preview
version that runs on AMD's 64-bit Opteron and Athlon 64 processors.
Red Hat's version of Fedora, by contrast, works on 32-bit
processors such as Intel's Pentium and AMD's Athlon, but it can't
take advantage of Opteron features such as the ability to use more