[LINK] Dell and Linux

Martin Barry marty at supine.com
Thu Mar 15 09:37:43 AEDT 2007

$quoted_author = "sylvano" ;
> Or flip it around, perhaps, and view it as Dell specifying the range of 
> hardare spec's for the linux bundling they will supply and letting the 
> different distro communities and organisations choosing to support the 
> hardware configs.  "I'll have the Dell number 4, with the Red Hat sauce 
> please..."

you've hit the nail on the head. the aims should be:

a) work with component suppliers on Linux driver availability
b) build systems with only components with Linux drivers available
c) let the customer add the OS


with usenet gone, we just don't teach our kids entertainment-level hyperbole
any more. --Paul Vixie


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