Sun Microsystems to Support Linux O/S on its Hardware, reports Computer Reseller News

Sun Microsystems Inc. said it will announce, as early as next
week, widespread support for the Linux operating system on its
hardware, according to an exclusive
page-one story
to appear in the December 7 issue of CMP Media’s
Computer Reseller News.

Sun has been working quietly with distributors and a select
number of Linux community representatives to port Linux to its
UltraSparc processor by as early as February.

Complete press release

See also the November 6, 1998, Linux Today story Sun Microsystems loans
Ultra30 systems to the Debian Project