news: Linux-on-Itanium effort gets more backing
CNET News.com: Linux-on-Itanium effort gets more
backing Dec 9, 1999, 21:57 UTC (0 Talkbacks)
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)
"A coalition of firms aiming to make the Linux operating
system work on Intel's upcoming Itanium chip is getting
bigger, with the addition of the four biggest Linux sellers, sources said."
"Leading Linux seller Red Hat won a place in the coalition,
dubbed Trillian, when it acquired software development
toolmaker Cygnus Solutions in November. Soon it will be
joined by Caldera Systems, TurboLinux and SuSE, the three
other largest sellers of the Unix-like operating system, sources
familiar with the plan said."
"The Trillian project is a big factor in the future success of Linux..."