Dell Debian OMSA packages

nathan r. hruby nathan at
Mon Jan 6 13:08:01 CST 2003

On Mon, 6 Jan 2003, Frank Louwers wrote:

> Dell releases a statement (weeks later) that it is "trivial" to get the
> OMSA packages to work on Debian, and that Dell Tech Whatever is going
> to release a HOWTO.
> Weeks later: still no howto.

In said statement made on this list it was also said that it was pretty 
easy, just run the RPM though alien and fix the 'obvious errors'.  The 
question there is what is the definition of 'obvious' and are those errors 
trivial for a sysadmin (not a kernel developer)?

OTOH, OMSA is a big pile of poo anyway..  ;-)

nathan hruby <nathan at>
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