Optiplex 740 or 745 and RHEL3 ?

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at gmail.com
Tue Jan 9 10:58:27 CST 2007


On 1/8/07, Pierre Bourgin <pierre.bourgin at arteris.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Since Optiplex GX620 are not sell anymore, I plan to buy a new model of
> Optiplex: 740 or 745.
>

I have installed Fedora Core 6 on the 745. I do not think that
RHEL-3.8 will install on the 745 due to the newer hardware, and RHEL-3
reaching end of hardware-updates. Hardware that was on the market
before May of 2006 should be installable with RHEL-3.8

> What is the status of these hardware platforms with RHEL3 ? Does someone
> sucessfully installed this OS on it ?
>
> Everything is working fine ? Or need some hacks on installer for
> instance to support the hardware components of these machines ?
>
> Thanks for any comment or tips.
>
> Regards,
>
> Pierre BOURGIN
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