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KernelTrap: Git And The Linux Kernel Archives

Jun 20, 2005, 18:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeremy Andrews)

"The Linux Kernel Archives provides an assortment of methods for obtaining the Linux Kernel source code. In an earlier article we spoke with H. Peter Anvin who has been maintaining kernel.org since its inception in 1997. In the beginning it operated on a generic PC connected to the Internet through a shared T1 housed by Transmeta Corporation. Since those early days, it has been upgraded several times to finally reach the current configuration which includes multiple ProLiant DL585 4-way dual-core Opterons donated by HP, each with 24 gigabytes of RAM and 10 terabytes of disk space. Both of the servers have a full gigabit connection to the Internet donated by Internet Systems Consortium, Inc..."

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