November 30, 2000

Red Hat drops Sparc support

Author: JT Smith

"Red Hat has dropped support for Sun Microsystems' Sparc chips for its new version 7 of Linux, saying there just wasn't enough interest in the product. "Due to insufficient demand, we will not be releasing an official Red Hat Linux for Sparc," spokeswoman Melissa London said in an email interview. The move whittles down Red Hat's product line to Linux software for Intel and Compaq Computer's Alpha chips." Full report at CNET


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