OpenServer 5.0.7

OpenServer™ Release 5.0.7

Release 5.0.7 packs in all the functionality your business needs today and in the future. It’s the kind of advantage you’d expect from Xinuos, the supplier of the most popular UNIX® operating system for the Intel® platform — in the world.

What’s New In OpenServer 5.0.7

New Hardware Support

The USB infrastructure featured in past versions of OpenServer has been replaced by a robust USB 2.0 compliant subsystem, that includes the following:

  • USB 2.0 support for EHCI Host Controllers
  • USB 1.1 support for OHCI and UHCI Host Controllers
  • Bootable USB CD-ROM support
  • Class Drivers, including Keyboards, Pointing Devices, CD-ROMs, Floppy, and Mass Storage Devices
  • LS-120 and LS-240 disk drives
  • Ultra Direct Memory Access (UDMA) 100/133 support
  • Writeable EIDE CD-RW support from Microlite, Corp.
  • Updated PC-Card and new Card-Bus support
  • PCI Serial and Parallel card support for legacy-free platforms
  • LS-120 and LS-240 drive support
  • New and enhanced Graphic, Network, and HBA device drivers
  • Updated and integrated Uniform Driver Interface (UDI)

New Processor and Chip Set Support

  • Intel® Pentium™ 4
  • Intel Xeon™
  • AMD Athlon™ XP
  • AMD Athlon™ MP

New Integration Of Open Source Tools

Now you can find support for the latest Open Source Tools in OpenServer, giving you unprecedented portability and flexibility.

  • New Java JDK 1.3.1
  • Java runtime now installed in the base product
  • Graphics, Web, and X-11 libraries (gwxlibs), a collection of libraries that allow for easy porting of Open Source software to OpenServer

New Network Services

  • Samba, Squid, OpenSSL (Secure Sockets Layer), and OpenSSH (Secure Shell)

Updated Network features

  • BIND, FTP, IP Filter
  • Apache has been updated and integrated with PHP, XML, ASP, and mod_perl support
  • DocView, the new online documentation system for all Xinuos operating systems
  • Updated portions of libc from UnixWare® 7.1.3
  • New GNU tools for developers, such as the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC), the GNU debugger, and other related tools such as GNU diff, wget, and CVS.
  • Mozilla Web browser, in addition to the traditional Netscape Communicator™ browser
  • Lynx for character-based browsing
  • New UnixWare and OpenServer Development Kit (UDK) 7.1.3

New Media Kits

In addition to the standard media kit, a new compact media kit is now available. This kit contains 1.44Mb boot floppies and CD-ROM media only, which provides all of the software necessary to install any component of OpenServer Release 5.0.7, including evaluation and demonstration versions of the product.

New License Packs

Available for the Enterprise, Host, and Desktop versions, giving customers the most cost-effective solutions for their computing needs. Version license keys and upgrade and trade-in licenses for OpenServer Release 5.0.7 are new. User bands and CPU licensing remain consistent with OpenServer Release 5.0.6.

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