2650 Purchase

Hubbard, David dhubbard at dino.hostasaurus.com
Fri Nov 22 23:48:00 CST 2002


You sure you didn't pick a 2650 with windows instead
of with linux, there are typically two different
2650's on there, besides the BigIP?  I just ordered
two last week with no OS at all.  Not that I'd run
anything but Linux, just don't feel like paying Dell
$130 for RedHat. :-)

David

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Chait [mailto:davidc at bonair.stanford.edu] 
> Sent: Friday, November 22, 2002 11:55 PM
> To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: 2650 Purchase
> 
> 
> Greetings all,
>     I was just requoting a 2650 online for purchase next week 
> however I was
> rather annoyed to see that it is now only being offered as a 
> Microsoft web
> server, I'm sure that the hardware is compatible...and I do 
> want to buy the
> machine (we have 8 others), however I would rather avoid paying the
> Microsoft Tax if I am not going to use the OS (We use a local 
> distribution
> of Red Hat). Is this a policy change on Dell's side or just a glitch?
> 
> -David
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