AllLinuxDevices Digest for September 25, 2000
Sep 25, 2000, 23:53 (
This is the AllLinuxDevices Digest, a quick look at some news
from the world of embedded Linux. Look for the ALD Digest daily on
TrollTech's Qt/Embedded: "Consumer-oriented finish" for Handheld
You won't likely be seeing KDE on your palmtop any time soon.
Thanks to TrollTech's Qt/Embedded, though, it'll be that much
easier for developers to port your favorite desktop apps to
The Day's Headlines:
REDSonic Unveils the First Complete Integration of Hard Real Time
"REDSonic, Inc., a provider of real-time embedded Linux solutions,
announces the beta release of RedIce Linux 2.0, the first complete
integration of critical technologies for complete hard real-time
NetworkWorld: Open-source IP telephony for Linux [Bayonne &
"Linux users interested in extending the operating system beyond
just an e-mail, Web, file or database server should look into
Bayonne and ACS, two open-source voice response telephony servers
built to run on Linux."
PR: LynxOS Real-Time Operating System Supported by VisiBroker
Real-Time CORBA-compliant Middleware
"The combination of CORBA, Linux and POSIX provides embedded system
developers with familiar, standard interfaces for creating highly
available applications that can transparently scale from one to
thousands of processors, irrespective of the underlying network
PR: Motorola to Invest $22.5 Million in Lineo, Inc.
"Motorola, through its wholly owned subsidiary Metrowerks, is
expected to acquire 3 million shares of Lineo Inc. representing
eight percent of the issued capital stock of Lineo Inc. for the
aggregate price of US$22.5 million. Lineo has agreed to sell
Motorola 2 million warrants to be converted into common shares of
PR: NEC and MontaVista Port Linux OS To NEC's VR Series
NEC and MontaVista have announced that the Hard Hat Linux operating
system has been ported to NEC's VR4181, VR4121, VR5000 and VR5432
64-bit MIPS RISC microprocessors and evaluation platforms.
PR: Metro Link Joins World's Largest Embedded Partner
"Together, Metro Link and Wind River will offer customers X Window
System products and services for new and existing embedded
PR: Neoware's Linux-Based Appliance Sets the Standard At Security
"Security Applications, Inc. has selected Neoware's Eon information
appliance platform and NeoLinux software to power its new, fully
networkable security panel, e-Panel."
PR: WorkSpot & IQ3G Partner With Jabber.com to Accelerate
Jabber Solutions For Wireless Devices
"The three-way partnership has been established as the foundation
for a new Jabber wireless initiative and marks the beginning of
Jabber's efforts in the wireless market."
Canada Computes: Canadian tech breakthrough: Intrinsyc gets
Microsoft and Linux on speaking terms
"How would Microsoft feel about this? Just fine, says Rod Campbell,
a company spokesman." Selected News From Outside the Linux World:
CNET News.com: Fujitsu to release Transmeta notebooks in
"Fujitsu will release two notebooks containing Crusoe processors
from Transmeta in November, the company will announce tomorrow,
bringing the total number of companies coming out with
Transmeta-based products to seven."
allNetDevices: Outcome of WAP War Starting to Take Shape
"The shape of the WAP patent war suddenly became clearer last week
and the outcome could significantly change the direction of the
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