Microsoft Contributes Code to the Linux Kernel

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Today Microsoft released 20,000 lines of device driver code to the Linux Community. The code, which includes three Linux device drivers, has been submitted to the Linux kernel community for inclusion in the Linux tree.

Sam Ramji, Senior Director of Platform Strategy, and Tom Hanrahan, Director of the Open Source Technology Center, discuss the release of this code under General Public License v2 and how both customer and community demand is driving better integration between Windows and Linux.

In the coming months we hope to feature more videos from the Open Source Technology Center engineers and developers. For now, as Sam mentions in the video, please let us know your thoughts on this announcement and also any suggestions you may have for future videos you would like to see from the Open Source Technology Center.

More info: http://port25.technet.com/archive/2009/07/20/the-hyper-v-linux-integration-components.aspx

PressPass: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2009/Jul09/07-20LinuxQA.mspx

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