[cgl_discussion] NEC+Stratus Fault Tolerant system & OSDL

Peter Badovinatz tabmowzo at us.ibm.com
Wed Nov 6 07:25:54 PST 2002


A direct OSDL (but not CGL) mention.

http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/61/27953.html

NEC unveils fault-tolerant Linux server
By ComputerWire
Posted: 06/11/2002 at 10:17 GMT

NEC Corp has announced the European release of its first fault-tolerant
Linux server, the Express5800/320La, which has been developed in
conjunction with fault tolerant server specialist Stratus Technologies
Inc. 

...

The product's Linux operating system is based on Red Hat Inc's Linux 7.1
but features "significant changes" to the kernel, device drivers,
storage management and memory management to enable it to support the
fault tolerant features. NEC's UK business development director, Paul
Evans, stated that the modifications made to the Linux operating system
would be released to the open source community via NEC's involvement in
the OSDL Open Source Development Lab. 

...

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