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SubjectRe: Defective Red Hat Distribution poorly represents Linux
John Jasen <> said:


> On this note, I recall a time that I 'appropriated' a workstation for
> linux.
> It was pulled out of the student labs, where it had worked for 3 months
> running NT 4.0, but the RH install kept on crashing out.

So what? My former machine ran fine with Win95/WinNT. Linux wouldn't even
end booting the kernel. Reason: P/100 was running at 120Mhz. Fixed that, no
trouble for years. Not the only case of WinXX running (apparently?) fine
on broken/misconfigured hardware I've seen, mind you.
Dr. Horst H. von Brand
Departamento de Informatica Fono: +56 32 654431
Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria +56 32 654239
Casilla 110-V, Valparaiso, Chile Fax: +56 32 797513
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