AllLinuxDevices Digest for September 21, 2000
Sep 21, 2000, 22:23 (0 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
This is the AllLinuxDevices Digest, a quick look at some news
from the world of embedded Linux. Look for the ALD Digest daily on
The Day's Headlines:
Upside: Sun-Cobalt deal boosts confidence in Linux sector
"Coming on the heels of a mini-rebound in the Linux sector over the
last month, Sun's decision immediately inflated market values for
the sector's Top 3 companies."
PR: deviceCOM networking solution links Linux devices to Windows
"Intrinsyc (CDNX: ICS) today announced that it is introducing a new
networking technology that reliably links Linux- based devices to
Windows enterprise systems."
Red Hat plans Linux for web devices
"Red Hat has further extended its ambitions to take Linux into the
embedded market by combining a stripped-down version of the
operating system with NetSilicon's networked microprocessors."
AllLinuxDevices Weekly Roundup: September 20, 2000
A big week for news on the embedded Linux front: Sun's $2 billion
Linux play, more stuff on the TiVo, a look at Yopy running Heretic,
Bayonne sets its sights on voice over IP, and more...
GMate: Yopy Status Updated, Heretic Screenshots added
Want an update on what's happening with the Linux-based Yopy PDA?
Then check out these new screenshots from the Yopy developer
PR: Red Hat and NetSilicon to Deliver Embedded Solutions for
"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
The Register: Transmeta hinders FIC fin client
"Changes that Transmeta is making to the specifications of its
Crusoe microprocessors have forced FIC to delay its Aqua 3200, it
LinuxWorld.com.au: Linux-Powered Robots
"We tested with a logic analyser on the serial port and found that
the time between communications packets was about 180ms under
Windows, whereas under Linux it came down to 8 - 20ms," said
Brusey. Given the complexity of the robot's operations, a speed
increase of 900 per cent will always translate to better overall
Selected News From Outside the Linux World:
PR: Cylink's SAFER+ Algorithm Provides User Authentication for
"More than 1,700 companies support the Bluetooth protocol. With
Bluetooth-enabled devices, a wireless personal area network (PAN)
for mobile commerce can easily be created using peripheral devices,
notebooks or handheld computers, smart telephones, and even vending
machines. The SAFER+ algorithm is one section of the Bluetooth
protocol. The algorithm enables one user to send a test message to
a recipient for encryption and compare the returned encrypted
message with his own encryption of the test message. A perfect
match verifies the recipient's authenticity."
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