LinuxWorld: SGI to unveil Linux machines this May

“Looking into “rolling its own” Linux distribution as well”

“Hot on the heels of Corel, which earlier this week announced
plans to release its own Linux distribution, Silicon Graphics, Inc
(SGI) is toying with the idea of bundling its own Linux
distribution with its first Linux-based machines — systems that
the Mountain View, CA company will plans to unveil in May of this

“The company is also promising to open key features in its
proprietary IRIX operating system to the open source community.
Areas of code to be revealed include those which aid system
Scalability and performance, memory management, high-performance
networking and system management and administration tools.”


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