"Linux Magazine: First time we spoke, I believe
you were associated with OSDL, want to talk about your background
with open source in general and how you got started with OSDL?
"Stuart Cohen: I got started with OSDL, kind of
an interesting relationship, I was with a company called RadiSis,
an embedded hardware company in Hillsboro Oregon, supplier of
embedded hardware for the telecommunications equipment companies,
big customers were companies like Nokia and Alcatel and NEC. We got
to doing some work with Alcatel and Siemens… and in both
cases they asked about what we were doing with Carrier Grade Linux,
and the IBM guys and the HP guys all talked about what they were
doing with Carrier Grade Linux… this was going back six years
ago, seven years ago…"