CNET Enterprise Computing: Traffic jams up Linux.com

“VA Research unveiled the site today as a new Linux portal, but
a surge of Web traffic from interested onlookers today apparently
brought the site down, said John Hall, vice president of VA.

‘We think it was the Slashdot effect,’ he said, referring to the
online ‘news for nerds’ discussion site, which posted a story about
the Linux.com Web site today. ‘All the lights on the Christmas tree
lit up.'”