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Linux Journal Issue #136/August 2005


Ultimate Linux Box 2005  by Justin Thiessen, Matt Fulvio, Philip Pokorny, Trevor Sherard and Don Marti
This is our first Ultimate system to offer 52 channels of audio and Fibre Channel—just in case you need both.
Memory Ordering in Modern Microprocessors, Part I  by Paul E. McKenney
What's your processor doing while it waits for data to come in from slow main memory?
A User's Guide to ALSA  by Dave Phillips
Understand how the 2.6 kernel handles audio, and unleash the synthesizer and mixer inside your sound card.


Editors' Choice Awards 2005  by Don Marti
We want our servers stable, our graphics non-jagged and our drivers GPL. Here's a shopping-cart load of the stuff that makes us happy.
The Prime Internet Eisenstein Search  by Bob Bruen and Phil Carmody
2, 3, 5, 7...pretty soon you're talking big numbers. Fire up your Linux box and join the quest.


Porting LinuxBIOS to the AMD SC520  by Ron Minnich
LinuxBIOS doesn't just boot fast. Other advantages include a fallback copy and the ability to maintain BIOS code in C.


At the Forge   Sharing Calendars  by Reuven M. Lerner
Kernel Korner   Kernel Mode Linux for AMD64  by Toshiyuki Maeda
Cooking with Linux   The Ultimate in Small Linux  by Marcel Gagné
Paranoid Penguin   The Future of Linux Security  by Mick Bauer


EOF  by Don Marti
Inside the Ultimate Linux Box 2005


Ubuntu Linux 5.04  by Steve R. Hastings
Building the Perfect PC  by John Kacur
The Definitive Guide to Linux Network Programming  by Antonio Magnaghi


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