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LinuxPR: MontaVista Demos Multi-processor, Multi-vendor, Embedded Distributed Computing Solution

Feb 07, 2000, 08:19 (0 Talkback[s])

"Cross-Vendor, Cross-CPU Interoperability in a Single CompactPCI Chassis."

"MontaVista Software Inc., developer of the Hard Hat(TM) Linux® operating system for embedded applications, demonstrates the ability of its embedded Linux distribution to handle the real-world mix of vendors and microprocessor architectures present in telecommunications and data communications applications. In a single chassis, MontaVista shows Hard Hat Linux running distributed computing applications on a combination of Intel Pentium(TM) and Motorola PowerPC(TM) microprocessor-based CompactPCI(TM) cards from industry leaders Motorola Computer Group, Force Computers, Inc., and Ziatech Corp...."

"In addition to supporting multi-processor heterogeneous distributed computing applications with Hard Hat Linux, MontaVista offers an array of facilities for embedding Linux on both COTS (Commercial, Off-The- Shelf) and custom target hardware. MontaVista also offers an array of cross and native embedded Linux development tools, including C and C++ compilers, application and kernel debuggers, and configuration/scaling tools for the Linux kernel. The MontaVista Hard Hat development kits leverage the powerful working environments available on Linux workstations to target embedded Pentium and PowerPC microprocessor Linux applications."

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