MontaVista Linux 6 Gets Market Specific
May 14, 2009, 06:03 (1 Talkback[s])
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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." "