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Re: Fedora philosophy (was ATI video comes out of the closet)



On Sun, 2007-09-09 at 22:16 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> Ed Greshko wrote:

> > I think that would help, at least me, understand what point(s) you are
> > trying to make.
> 
> What I'd like to see is a distribution suitable for replacing MS windows 
> on most desktops and I think between RHEL and fedora, all of the parts
> are available but no suitable product exists because to get the current 
> applications in fedora you have to take the unstable kernel that comes 
> with it (most of the time).   Anyone who has deployed fedora on desktops 
> in a large enterprise, accepts the updates and has never had problems 
> please feel free to jump in and contradict me - I'd love to be proven 
> wrong here, but even FC6 recently pushed an update kernel that wouldn't 
> boot on some pretty mainstream Dell and IBM machines with scsi controllers.

In other words, a Windows killer. Plain & simple. Ric


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