"IBM and MontaVista Software, Inc., today announced a
technology agreement under which MontaVista's embedded Linux
platform will expand its support for the IBM PowerPC
The agreement is designed to help ensure the IBM PowerPC
microprocessors are fully supported by MontaVista Linux for
embedded system and networking applications. IBM and MontaVista
also plan to pursue joint sales and marketing activities.
In a separate, concurrent action, IBM has also taken a small
equity stake in MontaVista. Terms were not disclosed."