Novell Enters the UMPC Linux Market
Jun 23, 2008, 13:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"In case there's anyone left out there who doesn't get that the
UMPC (Ultra Mobile PC) is a big deal for the Linux desktop consider
that arguably the most important business Linux desktop, Novell's
SLED (SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop) 10 SP2) is now available on
MSI's (Micro-Star International) new Wind Notebook.
"The Wind NB-Linux is what Intel would have us call a NetBook.
It uses a 1.6-GHz Intel Atom microprocessor and comes with 512MBs
of RAM and an 80-GB hard drive. For networking it uses 802.11b/g
Wi-Fi and conventional Ethernet..."