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MontaVista Linux 6 Gets Market Specific

May 14, 2009, 06:03 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

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"MontaVista Linux 6, officially announced yesterday is the first Linux release from MontaVista with the MSD approach. Initially MontaVista is targeting devices that include Intel's Atom, FreeScale's PowerQUICC II Pro, PowerQUICC III, i.MX processors and Texas Instruments OMAP35x processors. MontaVista is aiming to give device vendors more Linux power, that is specifically tailored for their platforms with MontaVista Linux 6 and enable faster time to market for Linux based devices.

""We don't have the standardization in the embedded device market that you see in the server and PC market where everything is predominately x86 based," Brad Dixon, director of product management at MontaVista, told InternetNews.com. "In the embedded device market, you've got a mix of processors and architectures and you need an operating system that is adaptable not just to the architecture, but for the target market that those target architectures are being taking into." "

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