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AllLinuxDevices: Red Hat, NetSilicon to Deliver Embedded Solutions for Internet Appliances

Sep 20, 2000, 15:56 (0 Talkback[s])

"Red Hat, Inc. and NetSilicon, Inc. have announced a partnership to deliver open source products and services that accelerate time-to-market for manufacturers of Ethernet and Internet-attached devices."

"Under the terms of this agreement, Red Hat will provide engineering services to NetSilicon and ongoing support to NetSilicon customers. The first product from this partnership is NET+Lxä, a development platform for Internet Appliances, running uClinux, which was ported by Red Hat to NetSilicon's NET+ARMä processor. The product will be on display in the Red Hat booth at the Embedded Systems Conference during the week of September 25...."

"uClinux is a version of the Linux operating system that runs on processors with no MMU (memory management unit). It supports a variety of open source applications including webservers, mail clients, and ftp clients. uClinux also supports the EL/IX applications programming interface (API). This provides for quick and easy porting of POSIX compliant applications to NET+Lx software and NET+ARM hardware."

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