Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2001 09:37:20 -0700 From: MandrakeSoft <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: The Release Candidate of Mandrake Linux 8.1 for Itanium is available
With the upcoming Mandrake Linux 8.1 for Itanium-based
architecture, MandrakeSoft will provide businesses with a robust
and scalable Linux solution for high performance computing. This
Release Candidate is the last chance to contribute to the
development of Mandrake Linux for IA-64 before the availability of
the final version. Businesses, system administrators, developers,
and scientists who have the opportunity to run Intel Itanium-based
computers are very welcome to take part in the Beta test cycle.
Among several changes, you'll find the following
- The Linux kernel is updated with fixes to the IA-32 emulation
subsystem. In addition, the kernel also features fixes to
do_mmap2(), which enables file systems to be properly
- Mailx (fix crashes)
- Tcl/tk (fixes for dejagnu/expect)
- Xfsprogs 1.3.9
- Strace 4.4
- LAPACK (Linear Algebra PACKage)
- SYMPA, the famous Open Source mailing-list manager.
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