Fixstars to Release "Yellow Dog Linux for CUDA"

TOKYO, JAPAN - July 20, 2010. Fixstars is excited to announce the release of both an updated and a LiveDVD version of its Linux distribution for optimal GPU computing, Yellow Dog Linux for NVIDIA CUDA v6.2.1. Yellow Dog Linux for CUDA is now free to all users.

Yellow Dog Linux for NVIDIA CUDA v6.2.1 bundles NVIDIA's CUDA SDK 3.1 and the updated packages found in RHEL/Centos 5.5. A whole host of other improvements and bug fixes have been made, including improved Intel chipset support, simplified NVIDIA toolkit version switching, as well as several improvements to Fixstars' CUDA Plugin for Eclipse.

This upgrade integrates more tools for CUDA developers such as CUDA for Fortran and The Portland Group's PGI accelerator.

The LiveDVD will allow both new and experienced Linux and CUDA users to quickly and easily evaluate the bundled NVIDIA drivers and CUDA toolkits including 2.2, 2.3, 3.0, as well as the recently released 3.1. The LiveDVD includes Fixstars' CUDA Plugin for Eclipse, enabling end users to start writing their first CUDA-optimized application or easily migrate their CUDA development to Linux from other platforms.

Now, Yellow Dog Linux for CUDA is free. GPU developers can download and start using the most CUDA friendly Linux OS at no charge.

All users can download YDL for CUDA here: http://www.ydl.net/ydl_cuda/downloads.shtml

Current Yellow Dog Enterprise Linux users can upgrade to latest version using the Software
Updater tool found in the Applications ->System Tools menu.

For more details on "Yellow Dog Linux for CUDA", please visit: http://www.ydl.net/ydl_cuda/

About Fixstars Corporation

Founded in 2002, Fixstars is a leader in software development specializing in multi-core processors. Fixstars provides solutions mainly in financial, medical, industrial, and digital media fields, who has benefited from increased processing speed of massive amount of data in multi-core environment.
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