IBM Opens Up Beta for PAVE Linux Runtime on Power Chips
April 30, 2007 Timothy Prickett Morgan
Last week, IBM opened up a public beta testing cycle for an emulation product that it has created with a partner that will allow applications written for Linux on X86 and X64 processors to run on its Power-based System p servers running Linux.
IBM quietly announced that it was working with Transitive, the company that created a very sophisticated emulation tool called QuickTransit and launched it for use by systems vendors in June 2005. QuickTransit is, for instance, a key piece of the “Rosetta” emulation environment that allowed Apple Computer to stop using Power processors from IBM and Motorola