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ZDNet: Linux simulator for Itanium

Jun 19, 2000, 04:04 (0 Talkback[s])

"Intel is hoping to fuel the development of Linux-based applications for its upcoming 64bit Itanium processor, by posting a Linux simulator free on the Web.

"The IA-64 Linux Simulator was developed by Hewlett-Packard to let developers emulate a Linux-based Itanium-powered machine using systems running existing 32bit Pentium processors."

"The release of the development kit to the open-source community is the latest in a series of high-profile steps that Intel has taken to assure software support for its newest chip, which features an HP-developed architecture called Explicitly Parallel Instruction Computing (Epic)."

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