Dell RHEL4 plans

Tom Knight thomas.knight at ahds.ac.uk
Tue Mar 29 02:49:51 CST 2005



> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com
> [mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com]On Behalf Of mike kuras
> Sent: 25 March 2005 00:31
> To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: Re: Dell RHEL4 plans
>
>
> On Thursday 24 March 2005 05:15 pm, Matt Domsch wrote:
> > People keep asking, so here's the scoop.  This info is copied from
> > a PDF posted on dell.com/linux in the past day or so, so it's
> > public information now.
>
> > > Dell requires some period of time after the Red Hat release to
> > > create the factory pre-load images and to fully test Dell
> > > OpenManage components on the final Red Hat product.
>
>
> Matt- absolutely no offense to you or your team, but this is one
> of the most
> apathetic statements I've ever read.
>
> How can one of the largest computer makers in the world offer a critical
> enterprise-level feature (essentially) "when we get around to it"?
>
> Stuff like this is exactly what causes people to consider other vendors.

I'm suprised you don't want three months of system testing. Maybe you trust
your own test mathods more than Dell's, or would you just slap the new
version
on a live system and then  about it not working properly?

Tom.




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