AOL in Negotiations to Acquire Red Hat

Eugene Leitl Eugene.Leitl@lrz.uni-muenchen.de
Mon, 21 Jan 2002 20:57:00 +0100 (MET)


On Mon, 21 Jan 2002, Eirikur Hallgrimsson wrote:

> At Microway we don't seem to get customer requests for BSD clusters though we
> do ship Compaq Tru-64 Unix (BSD-derived) on Alpha for some customers.

Good QoS TCP/IP stacks are a black art. So far this is only possible with
specific hardware with specific software versions, or with not off-shelf
hardware and userland message passing libraries.

*BSD doesn't do this at all well, hence Beowulf is still Linux.