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CNET News.com: Sun shines Solaris on new Intel chip

“Sun’s Solaris operating system is running on prototypes of
Intel’s upcoming 64-bit chips, becoming the last of the major
server computer operating systems to do so…”

A version of Windows and Linux were demonstrated when Intel
unveiled the first Itanium samples in late August.
HP said in
September that its version of Unix, called HP-UX, was running on
the Itanium prototype.”

“IBM had passed a similar milestone for its new operating system
about two weeks earlier, called Monterey-64. Monterey-64 is a
combined version of the Unix products from IBM, the Santa Cruz
Operation, and Sequent, a server maker IBM acquired.”


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