LinuxPPC Inc., the leading distributor of the Linux operating
system for PowerPC computers, announced today that it will be
displaying Synergy Microsystems Inc.’s quad-CPU 400 MHz PowerPC 750
single board computer at the upcoming LinuxWorld Expo. The board
will be displayed in LinuxPPC’s Technology Showcase.
Synergy Microsystems, a San Diego company, manufactures high
performance VME and CompactPCI single board computers. The computer
being displayed at the LinuxWorld Expo sports four 400 MHz PowerPC
750 (“G3”) processors running the Linux operating system. The
Synergy board runs the Linux operating system in symmetrical
multiprocessor (SMP) mode, which divides the tasks running on the
board between each of the four processors.
The LinuxPPC is in the booth #1447 at the LinuxWorld Expo in San
Jose, California, March 2-4, 1999.
About the Linux operating system:
The Linux operating system is a multi-user, multitasking
operating system that offers the power and flexibility of the UNIX
operating system to desktop computer users. Linux has been running
on the PowerPC processor since 1995, with specific ports created
for the Power Macintosh, PReP, CHRP and embedded PowerPC
About LinuxPPC Inc:
LinuxPPC Inc., based in Hale’s Corners, WI, is a leading
developer and distributor of Linux for PowerPC computers. The
company’s flagship product, LinuxPPC Release 4.1, runs on the Apple
Power Macintosh and iMac, certain IBM RS/6000 computers, and a
variety other PowerPC computers. LinuxPPC Inc. sponsors development
of the Linux operating system through hardware donations and
hosting major Linux/PPC development mailing lists and web sites.
More information can be found at http://www.linuxppc.com.
The LinuxPPC Technology Showcase offers unique exposure and
publicity opportunities for groups and companies that make
innovative PowerPC based Linux products. For more information,
please contact Jason Haas, LinuxPPC Inc., at 912-236-6097, or
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