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InfoWorld: Linux v2.6 Kernel Looms Large

Feb 02, 2004, 21:30 (0 Talkback[s])


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[ Thanks to Bob for this link. ]

[Editor's Note: InfoWorld is running a special report on Linux 2.6 in the enterprise, with five articles that focus on different aspects of the new kernel's deployment. This link below is to the main special report page, and the excerpt is from one of the articles: "Red Hat, SuSE Get On Board." -BKP]

"Now that the 2.6 kernel has been finalized, Linux distributors will build it into their operating systems and bring it to market over the next few months.

"SuSE Linux, swallowed up by Novell late last year, claims that it expects to be several months ahead of its archrival, Red Hat, in releasing a Linux distribution based on the 2.6 kernel. That product will be SuSE Linux Enterprise 9, expected this spring. A few months later, in the fall of 2004, Red Hat will release Version 4 of its Red Hat Enterprise Linux software, which will be Red Hat's first 2.6-based release..."

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