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ComputerWorld: Red Hat plans to rev up Linux

“Research Triangle Park, N.C. based Red Hat Software Inc.
yesterday announced a plan to produce a new version of Linux with
the clustering and high-availability features users and analysts
have said are crucial for high-end computing.”

“The leading Linux distributor said it will add a journaling
file system, which would beef up reliability by allowing the
operating system to recover more quickly from crashes. The
company said it will also add larger memory and file system
capacities and support for Intel Corp.’s 64-bit processors. Such
changes will have to be made public under the terms of Linux’s
General Public License….

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