AllLinuxDevices Digest for September 15, 2000
Sep 15, 2000, 21:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Hall)
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This is the AllLinuxDevices Digest, a quick look at some news
from the world of embedded Linux. Look for the ALD Digest daily on
Selected News From Outside the Linux World:
An MP3 Server in Linux
"Configuring Linux to stream MP3 music over a TCP/IP network is a
matter of installing and configuring just two RPMs."
TiVO is One Jack Short
"But there is something missing. Something is not quite right. Like
Neo's Matrix world, something is...off...and TiVo isn't holding the
Linux gadget push helps Red Hat narrow losses
"The embedded Linux effort--which began with Red Hat's acquisition
of Cygnus Solutions in November and continued with its June
acquisition of WireSpeed Communications--will get another a boost
in two weeks when Red Hat introduces its version of embedded Linux
at the Embedded Systems Conference in San Jose, Calif., said chief
executive Matthew Szulik."
Timesys Announces Preemptive Kernel Support In TimeSys Linux/RT
"TimeSys Corporation announces enhancements to its TimeSys Linux/RT
operating system distribution that make the Linux kernel
preemptable. This new feature significantly enhances hard real-time
responsiveness by minimizing wait times for higher priority
Real-time Linux -- what is it, why do you want it, how do you do
it? "In this article, we'll try to clear away the smoke, and
provide some perspective on the subject of real-time Linux."
Palm preps pay-per-download PalmOS 3.5
"Palm will finally release PalmOS 3.5 this autumn, and to add
insult to injury as it were - Palm users have been waiting for the
update since February - the handheld company is planning to charge
Is WAP a Flop?
"Although millions of WAP-enabled cell phones have been sold (or
given away by cellular networks eager for customers), relatively
few use the system. The German cellular operator D2, one of the
major promoters, reported last month that its average WAP customer
uses the service less than a minute a day."
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