Enterprise Linux Today: Linux Wide Area Network, WAN, Communication Systems Now Freely Available

The Software Group Limited releases synchronous PCI and
Compact PCI bus adapter software to the public domain under the

“The Software Group Limited releases Linux drivers and
administration utilities for its SGP hardware adapter to the public
domain under the Free Software Foundation’s General Public License,
version 2.”

“The software is freely available as source code. The drivers
interface with existing GPL synchronous wide area communications
packages, connecting Linux with serial synchronous communications
links running at speeds up to 4 Megabits/second. With these drivers
and The Software Group’s SGP hardware, Linux applications can now
connect directly with up to sixteen wide area network links running
Internet-standard PPP (Point-to-Point) network, CCITT-standard X.25
or CCITT-standard LAPB protocols.”


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