New Linux-powered PowerStation dispels rumors Power Architecture's death

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| The YDL PowerStation targets a wide range of consumer and business needs. For
| instance, it can replace the now aging Apple PowerMac G5 product family.
| Terra Soft says all Linux code optimized for the former G4 and G5 systems
| will readily migrate to the PowerStation.
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http://www.linux.com/feature/141098

Morehigh-end Linux hardware:

Dual quad-core ATCA blade supports Linux

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| Emerson Network Power (ENP) announced a multi-core AdvancedTCA (ATCA) blade
| that supports 10Gbps throughput. The Linux-compatible ATCA-7350 houses two
| quad-core Intel Xeon processor, and is aimed at media server applications in
| IPTV and IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) broadband networks, says ENP.
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS9476215388.html


Recent:

Quad-core PowerPC workstation runs Linux

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| Terra Soft Solutions announced a development workstation billed as the heir
| to the Apple PowerMac G5 Quad, except more open. The Yellow Dog Linux (YDL)
| PowerStation offers four PowerPC cores clocked at 2.5GHz, up to 32GB RAM, and
| four bays for serially attached SCSI (SAS) drives.
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS3269423832.html


Terra Soft Launches Quad-Core 'YDL PowerStation'

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| Terra Soft today launched the YDL PowerStation, a robust deskside tower which
| returns the Power architecture to both the workstation and server at an
| affordable price.
|
| Available exclusively from Terra Soft Solutions, the YDL PowerStation offers
| four 2.5GHz IBM 970MP cores, up to 32GB RAM, dual Gigabit ethernet, four USB
| 2.0 ports, integrated ultra-fast SAS with 4 hot-swap bays, both PCI-E and
| PCI-X slots, and support for x86 architecture graphics cards.
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http://www.linuxpr.com/releases/10651.html


Related:

DreamWorks Animation's Kung Fu Panda created with Linux-based HP workstations

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| DreamWorks Animation's Kung Fu Panda, which opened today, June 6, 2008, was
| created entirely on Linux-based Hewlett Packard workstations. The digital
| studio has been using HP workstations since 2001 successfully on its films.
| Ed Leonard, CTO at DreamWorks Animation discusses the company's digital
| workflow, history of the HP-DreamWorks alliance, and the benefit of
| multi-core processing systems.
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http://facilities.broadcastnewsroom.....jsp?id=415193


Yellow Dog Linux 6 released

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| Terra Soft on Tuesday announced the release of Yellow Dog Linux v6.0, a new
| version of their operating system that works on, among other platforms, G4
| and G5-equipped Macs. The software is available immediately for YDLnet
| Enhanced users; it will be published on DVD in two weeks, and public mirrors
| will have it available within a month.
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http://www.macworld.com/article/131961/2008/02/ydl.html


PS3 available pre-installed with Linux

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| TerraSoft is now taking direct pre-orders with no delivery
| time guarantees for a Sony PS3 pre-installed with Linux,
| priced at $650.
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS7863481537.html


Sony's PS3: It Rocks on Linux

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| Installing YDL on the PS3 is a multi-step, albeit fairly
| straightforward, process.
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http://www.edn.com/blog/400000040/post/1870007187.html


Software Review: Yellow Dog Linux 5 for PlayStation 3

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| Setup and install went as smooth as I have ever seen a Linux install
| go. I have Yellow Dog Linux 4 on my PowerBook, and even that was a
| chore in comparison to v. 5 on the PS3.
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http://blogcritics.org/archives/2007/02/18/164648.php


PS3 Yellow Dog Linux Install Videos

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| Due to the demand on the PS3 forums I am making some install videos of
| Yellow Dog Linux. Sorry about the slightly shaky footage, since I was
| installing and holding the camera at the same time.
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http://fatpenguinblog.com/?p=798


A Ghost and the Machine

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| The pulsing heartbeat of the fail-over connection between our
| primary Web server and its trusted mirror was about as
| interesting as a dissertation on the efficiency of Linux
| over Windows.
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http://www.macnewsworld.com/story/35728.html