MandrakeSoft will provide businesses with a robust and scalable
Linux solution for high performance computing.
This Release Candidate is the last chance to contribute to the
development of Mandrake Linux for IA-64 before the availability of
the final version."
Businesses, system administrators, developers, and scientists who have the opportunity to run Intel Itanium-based computers are very welcome to take part in the Beta test cycle. Among several changes, you'll find the following improvements: Updated packages: - The Linux kernel is updated with fixes to the IA-32 emulation subsystem. In addition, the kernel also features fixes to do_mmap2(), which enables file systems to be properly unmounted. - Mailx (fix crashes) - Tcl/tk (fixes for dejagnu/expect) - Xfsprogs 1.3.9 - Strace 4.4 New packages: - LAPACK (Linear Algebra PACKage) - SYMPA, the famous Open Source mailing-list manager. To download Mandrake Linux 8.1 for IA-64 please visit http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/ia64-rc.php3