Powerlogix yesterday announced its intention to bundle Linux PPC 1999 with all Powerlogix G3 and G4 upgrade cards. Linux PPC 1999 offers the latest technologies and enhancements to the Linux operating system and is the fifth release by LinuxPPC Inc.
The Linux bundle, which opens up access to all the popular Linux applications, comes with a two CD-ROM set. Full details of this set can be found at http://www.linuxppc.com/products/bundled/
The LinuxPPC bundle will be added to the PowerForce accelerator package, and will start shipping over the next month. In addition PowerLogix has announced version 1.1 of the G3 Cache Profiler, renamed the G3/G4 Cache Profiler.
The Cache Profiler package accurately reports clock speed and cache settings. It also allows easy configuration of backside cache and full legacy compatibility settings. The software has in an intuitive interface, with software compatibility for Adaptec SCSI cards, Media 100 and other cards, that often pose problems when used with a G3 or G4 processor.