IBM providing Linux for RS6000

Rick Ewing rick at
Fri Feb 19 13:19:57 EST 1999

Published reports already say that IBM has been talking to the LinuxPPC guys
for a little while and will likely use their product for a demo an upcoming
trade show.  For IBM, if these guys are producing a good port, why reinvent
the wheel on an OS with little revenue potential? (In IBM's terms of dollars)

Rick Ewing

someguy wrote:

> >Will the fact that IBM is going to be providing it's own version going to
> >have any effects on the linuxppc development efforts?
> >
> >If so, will it be positive or negative?
> I thought IBM talked to J. Haas about getting LinuxPPC on the IBMs?
> justin

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