Facebook joins Linaro Linux-on-ARM effort

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http://www.linuxandlife.com – Facebook, Red Hat, Hewlett-Packard and the other companies backing Linaro's initiative are going to develop Linux OS software for the next generation of ARM-based servers, which should result in low cost but powerful dedicated servers with all the flexibility that comes with Linux. Linux, of course, is already a phenomenon on the dedicated servers market. Facebook has been non-committal about its intention to use ARM-based servers in its data centers, but the Open Compute Project open source hardware engineering effort would probably accept ARM-based machines if the chips from Marvell, Ca (Distributions)