[Ilugc] Linux powers the Sub-Rs10,
000 PC | OSS Development Centre in Chennai
ramanraj.k at gmail.com
Tue Aug 2 20:12:29 IST 2005
On 8/2/05, Sivasankar Chander <siva.ilugc at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/2/05, Bhuvaneswaran A <bhuvaneswaran at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > which runs Linux (looks like it's FC3 from the press photo).
> > Its RHE4.
> I can't understand this - are they pirating RHEL 4 to install these PCs?
> That's just as criminal as pirating a Micros~1 CD and installing it on an
> assembled PC.
> I hope that better sense prevails and they pay RedHat for RHEL 4,
> or switch to a free-as-in-beer distro like WBEL or Centos or FC3/4.
Siva, things look good and I could not see anything wrong going on
there, much less "criminal" :)
RHE appears to be only a "subscription" model to sell support for
"open source". The subscription purchased may expire, but not the
license under which the software is distributed. Apart from the
service contract, there are no significant differences between RHEL
and Fedora ( http://www.redhat.com/software/rhelorfedora/ )
The only contaminant in the free-as-in-beer distros from RH are their
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