Upside: Lineo, LynuxWorks face off in embedded market
Jun 29, 2000, 11:44 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Perhaps as proof that you can find good coffee in Utah,
Embedded Linux player Lineo Inc. made a single-handed attempt to
corner the embedded Linux news market Monday, releasing no less
than five major corporate announcements."
"In addition to announcing that its flagship Embedix
distribution now supports ARM cores and high availability
clustering, the Linden, Utah.-based company unveiled a new open
source project website, opensource.lineo.com."
"...Another reason behind the sudden flurry of activity
might be the recent announcement that Lineo competitor LynuxWorks
has joined the race to become the first embedded Linux
"LynuxWorks, makers of both the proprietary LynxOS and the newer
Blue Cat Linux distribution, a modified version of Red Hat (RHAT)
6.1, announced the completion of a $35 million secondary funding
round June 19. The announcement comes eight weeks after Lineo
announced its own $37 million secondary funding round. Lineo has
since filed for an IPO."