Third-party drives not permitted on Gen 11 servers

Jeff jlar310 at
Wed Feb 10 13:24:38 CST 2010

On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 12:48 PM, Bond Masuda <bond.masuda at> wrote:
> however, bottom line is this: Dell is trying to increase profits and
> they see this "lock-in" as a potential method to achieve that goal. if
> Dell customers want to see this change, you'll just need to show Dell
> that it doesn't accomplish that goal. I.e., stop buying Dell, cancel
> your orders, etc. anything short of this will not change how a business
> operates. no amount of complaining on this mailing list is going to make
> this change until dollars are at stake.


We are all preaching to the choir here. This list is not the best
forum for getting our message across to Dell. I just wrote to my Dell
Sales rep informing her that future sales are in jeopardy. Maybe if we
all do that, they might take notice.


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