FC2 Issues

John Thompson john at os2.dhs.org
Wed Jun 16 21:12:59 UTC 2004

On Tue, 15 Jun 2004 16:54:11 +0000
"Christensen Tom" <paveraware at hotmail.com> wrote:

> I would just like to publicly voice my complete and utter
> disatisfaction with you people.  Redhat has been my linux of choice
> for 6 years, and I appreciated FC1, but since I can't install FC2
> because of 2 very huge bugs (the dual booting bug, and the Asus Mobo
> bug) that were known well in advance of release, and were not fixed,
> and remain unfixed, I will never be using or recommending a redhat
> product ever again.  

Umm, Fedora is *NOT* a RedHat product.  It is a community project sponsored by RedHat, but it is explicitly not a product supported by RedHat.

> You have seriously destroyed a good product and a
> good name by not following the #1 tenet of open source software,

Fedora is considered to be a "cutting edge" distribution for "new technologies and enhancements that may be incorporated into Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the future."  It is explicitly not recommended for production applications.  For that, Red Hat Enterprise Linux is explicitly recommended.

> Get your act together re-release new
> ISOs that fix these 2 problems within 2 weeks or you are costing
> redhat an estimated 50k/yr in licenses that I control.  We will be
> moving to Novell/Suse. 

If you are controlling enterprise licenses, you should not be deploying Fedora on your production equipment anyway.  Get real.


-John (john at os2.dhs.org) 
-not affiliated with RedHat in any way, shape, or form.

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