about linux, linuxbios and bootup times

Ronald G. Minnich rminnich at lanl.gov
Fri Sep 10 11:14:00 CEST 2004

On Fri, 10 Sep 2004, Richard Smith wrote:

> So nuff'  Heres the link to the interview.  Wow thats awesome. LB is about to
> go big time.  If Tyan leads you can bet many others will follow.
> http://www.digitimes.com/NewsShow/NewsSearch.asp?DocID=0000000000000000000000000
> 0002188&query=TYAN
> Ron, surely you are part of this.  He lists the US goverment as the prime
> reason for the switch.  Whats the full scoop?

I think it boils down to Tyan being a very forward-thinking company. And 
yes, at least $30M in RFPs from LANL have gone out requiring linuxbios, 
and yes, a lot of companies were unable to bid due to lack of ability to 
provide linuxbios. 


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