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BW: MontaVista Software Releases CompactPCI Networking Package to Linux Open-Source Community

“MontaVista Software Inc., developer of the Hard Hat(TM)
Linux(R) operating system (OS) for embedded computers, today is
releasing to the open software community its Hard Hat Net
CompactPCI(TM) backplane networking package.”

“Software companies operating under the open-source business
model mutually benefit by making their code freely available. This
release firmly ensconces MontaVista within the Linux open-source
community and provides embedded Linux applications developers with
new, powerful networking options for the CompactPCI designs
prevalent in the telecommunications and internetworking
markets.”

Giving Hard Hat Net back to the worldwide Linux community
demonstrates MontaVista’s commitment to open-source
computing
,” affirms Jim Ready, MontaVista CEO and embedded
computing pioneer. “Telecommunications and internetworking
applications using Hard Hat Linux, and indeed all versions of Linux
on CompactPCI, will benefit from the flexibility of intra-chassis
backplane networking and clustering.”


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