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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>I know this if very off topic and I don&#8217;t
mean to add fuel to the fire or gang up on Dell but we&#8217;re in the same
boat.&nbsp; We spent over a quarter of a million dollars with Dell last year on
Linux systems, all with extended warranties, support and all that jazz, for
nothing!&nbsp; No one, and I mean no one that you get on the phone seems to have a
clue how to deal with Linux problems.&nbsp; Hell, half of them haven&#8217;t even
heard of Linux and want you to reinstall Windows on the box.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>Brian D. McGrew { <a
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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>&gt; YOU!&nbsp; Off my planet!</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><b><font size=2 face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Tahoma;font-weight:bold'>From:</span></font></b><font size=2
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linux-poweredge-bounces@dell.com [mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces@dell.com] <b><span
style='font-weight:bold'>On Behalf Of </span></b>Michael Halligan<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Sent:</span></b> Wednesday, March 23, 2005
2:03 PM<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>To:</span></b> jason andrade<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Cc:</span></b> linux-poweredge<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Subject:</span></b> RE: ServerAdministrator?</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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<p style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><font size=2 face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:10.0pt'>Hmm. I don't want to sound like a whiner herre, but is
there actually anybody at dell who<br>
supports this software? It seems that EVERY release is a major change to how it
works, and<br>
functionality breaks.. Forget calling up tech support and asking for help
(spent $40k on tech<br>
support licensing last year, it's worthless for our needs) .. How exactly do we
find documentation<br>
on what does what with openmanage for linux?<br>
<br>
<br>
-----Original Message-----<br>
From: jason andrade [<a href="mailto:jason@rtfmconsult.com">mailto:jason@rtfmconsult.com</a>]<br>
Sent: Tue 3/22/2005 8:16 PM<br>
To: Michael Halligan<br>
Cc: linux-poweredge<br>
Subject: Re: ServerAdministrator?<br>
<br>
On Tue, 22 Mar 2005, Michael Halligan wrote:<br>
<br>
&gt; Where can I find the ServerAdministrator RPM? I thought it was in<br>
&gt; omXXX_lnx_managed system_AXX.tar.gz but it doesn't seem to be anymore.<br>
<br>
it's no longer in the later OMSA releases.. i assume the functionality<br>
has moved elsewhere.<br>
<br>
i've found it in a older release (om33_linux*.gz) but it's definitely<br>
not in om420*.gz<br>
<br>
regards,<br>
<br>
-jason</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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