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CNET News: Sun's Next Goal: Linux on Sparc Chips

Feb 08, 2006, 16:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"The server and software company launched its servers based on its own UltraSparc T1 'Niagara' chips in December, a major part of a drive to restore its lost luster and financial strength.

"But alongside the hardware launch came a more quiet software push: an attempt to make the Linux and BSD Unix open-source operating systems a serious option for buyers of Sparc-based computers. To promote the technology combination, Sun is trying to coax an accompanying software business into existence..."

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