LinuxPlanet: Opteron's First Year "All About Linux"
Apr 28, 2004, 20:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jacqueline Emigh)
"'Opteron's first year has been all about Linux,' said
Christopher Rimer, an exec in AMD's Infrastructure Enablement
Group. Over time, though, industry experts expect 64-bit x86
implementations from AMD and Intel to gravitate much more towards
Microsoft Windows, without leaving Linux behind, either.
"Last week, AMD marked the first anniversary of its Opteron chip
by joining the OSDL. Meanwhile, Hewlett-Packard, one of AMD's OEM
partners, released two more systems capable of running either Linux
"'It's my job to promote use of the Opteron chip across all
operating environments, including open source along with
proprietary systems,' acknowledged AMD's Rimer in an interview last