What is Yellow Dog Linux 7?
With over ten years of development, Yellow Dog Linux is Fixstars' own original Linux distribution.
Fixstars have been offering Linux environments for CPU's primarily using POWER architecture such as Freescale PowerPC, STI Cell Broadband Engine, and IBM POWER. In recent news, Fixstars equipped the US Air Force with a supercomputer made up of 2200 connected Playstation 3's. With this system, Yellow Dog Linux was used throughout.
Features of Yellow Dog Linux 7
After a four year hiatus, Yellow Dog Linux is back for Power! Supporting the latest IBM PowerLinux 7R2 hardware, Yellow Dog Linux brings the reliability and functionality of Enterprise Linux 6 along with enhanced features for Power7 in a 100% open source and free-as-in-beer offering. The following are the versions of the main packages included with Yellow Dog Linux 7:
- kernel 2.6.32
- gcc 4.4.6 and 4.7.0
- glibc 2.12
- M³ Platform (optional) See more details.