IT Director: Intel and Linux: The Lintel Alliance Perhaps?

“Intel Corporation has announced that it will now enable Gigabit
Ethernet performance for Linux on Intel based servers. It is
providing a Linux(a) Gigabit driver, an open source software
driver, for its Intel PRO/1000 Gigabit Server Adapter. In
conformance with the GPL, it is available free of charge to the
Linux development community on Intel’s Web site, allowing
developers to customise the driver to meet their individual company

A Lintel alliance would make as much sense to Intel as a
Wintel one. And if Linux takes off on the desktop it will make an
awful lot more sense than a Wintel one…


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