May 16, 2001

IBM picks Linux for set-top boxes

Author: JT Smith

PC World reports: "IBM's microelectronics division is working with MontaVista Software to make
MontaVista's Hard Hat Linux operating system available for IBM's
PowerPC-based set-top box controller. The deal follows IBM's recent embrace of
the Linux operating system, and continues Linux's steady expansion into the
consumer realm."


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