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PRNewswire: LSI Logic Supports Linux OS With SCSI and Fibre Channel

Nov 16, 1999, 15:12 (0 Talkback[s])

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"LSI Logic...announced a Linux open-source operating system initiative that will expand its suite of software drivers supporting Symbios-brand SCSI and Fibre Channel devices. LSI Logic will provide the necessary tools, hardware and development support for the Linux development community to ensure full compatibility. LSI Logic will demonstrate its Linux solution during Comdex in Room N206, upstairs in the Las Vegas Convention Center."

""LSI Logic is seeing real interest and activity from our customers regarding the open-source movement, particularly with Linux," said Harry Mason, director of strategic alliances in LSI Logic's Storage Components Division. "As a result, we have partnered with the Linux community to make our SCSI and Fibre Channel storage solutions available to Linux users worldwide. LSI Logic will strive to ensure that future releases of Linux will have high performance full LSI Logic SCSI and Fibre Channel hardware support capability. Our feedback indicates that there is great demand for robust, high-performance storage solutions among Linux users, and this new working model will allow users to immediately address these needs."

"LSI Logic is committed to providing hardware, integration testing, and technical support to our Linux partners to ensure compatibility and interoperability in mission critical enterprise server environments. LSI will also work with the Linux community to drive other server management initiatives to Linux such as Desktop Management Interface (DMI) and Common Information Model (CIM)."

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