February 12, 2001

Linux kernel 2.4 ascends the big iron

Author: JT Smith

Linux.com reports on the use of Linux in larger mainframe computers, machines some considered to be near death just a few years ago. "The new Linux kernel 2.4 increasingly supports higher-end machines, such
as the IBM S/390 Mainframe, and clusters. 2.4 also better supports many of
the peripherals associated with this class of machine, like gigabit Ethernet,
fast-switching, multi-device support for RAID and LVM, improved SCSI
drivers, and more."


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