Happy Holidays from Dell

Greg Dickie greg at max-t.com
Wed Dec 20 17:13:29 CST 2006


Best wishes Matt, thanks for your ongoing help.

Greg

On Wed, 2006-12-20 at 17:04 -0600, Matt Domsch wrote:
> Happy Holidays.  We very much appreciate the thousands of sysadmins
> who participate on this mailing list - keeping the Linux community
> vibrant, helping each other out.  Thanks!
> 
> We've had several milestones this year to celebrate.
> 
> * 9th Generation PowerEdge Servers, with Linux available on day 1, pre-installed.
> * 3 new Precision Workstations launched, with Linux available on day
>   1, pre-installed.
> * addition of Novell/SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 SP3 and 10 to the
>   supported OS lineup
> * Xen virtualization in SLES10, our first Linux virtualization product.
> * OpenManage 5.0 and 5.1 releases, with 100% open source, GPL-licensed
>   drivers.
> * firmware-tools project creation, with >200 systems' latest BIOS
>   images posted and easily installed via 'yum'.
> * libsmbios, dkms, bios_dev_name project enhancements
> * Creation of the Unofficial YUM repository with OMSA, firmware-tools,
>   and libsmbios projects in it, supporting a several Linux distributions.
> * Creation of the linux-desktops mailing list for discussions of Linux
>   on our desktops and notebooks.
> 
> 2007 has lots of good things in store too, with Red Hat Enterprise
> Linux 5 on horizon.
> 
> Dell engineering offices are generally closed over the next two weeks
> for the holidays.  I know I'll be spending time away with family and
> friends, and hope you can also.
> 
> Thanks,
> Matt
> 
-- 
Greg Dickie
just a guy
Maximum Throughput



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