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ZDNet UK: Red Hat's Fedora Brings Outsiders on Board

Dec 03, 2003, 19:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"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 memory..."

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