CNET News.com: AMD offers Linux simulator for 64-bit chips
Jan 31, 2001, 22:11 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Advanced Micro Devices has released a Linux version of a
simulator application to help programmers write software for its
upcoming 64-bit chips."
"AMD hopes Linux will increase the popularity of its upcoming
Sledgehammer chip, prototypes of which are expected late this year,
with final versions coming in the first half of 2002. AMD
demonstrated the software Wednesday at the LinuxWorld Conference
and Expo trade show here."
"Sledgehammer is a 64-bit chip, which means it can accommodate
vastly larger amounts of memory. It will compete with established
server chips from Sun Microsystems, Compaq Computer,
Hewlett-Packard and IBM. And chipmaking heavyweight Intel is
aggressively helping Linux programmers embrace its 64-bit chip, the
- CNBC.com: AMD buying Transmeta?(Jan 26, 2001)
- Inter@ctive Investor: AMD chips fuel new supercomputer, running Linux(Jan 23, 2001)
- LinuxWorld: Open source tips for Intel and AMD - A little chipset war never hurt anyone(Jan 14, 2001)
- Signal Ground: AMD Duron Reviewed(Jan 10, 2001)
- The Register: Transmeta working with AMD on Sledghammer(Jan 06, 2001)
- CNET News.com: Transmeta to help AMD push into servers(Jan 03, 2001)
- TechWeb: AMD Lays Out 2001 Plans To Analysts(Nov 11, 2000)
- The Register: Transmeta helping out AMD, MS with Sledgehammer coding?
(Nov 08, 2000)
- AMD releases 64bit software simulator(Nov 02, 2000)
- CNET News.com: SuSE to help AMD bring Linux to Sledgehammer
(Aug 15, 2000)
- ZDNet: AMD swings its 64-bit 'SledgeHammer'(Aug 10, 2000)