[rescue] Re: [geeks] THIS. MAKES. ME. SICK.
Joshua D. Boyd
rescue at sunhelp.org
Wed Jun 13 13:04:20 CDT 2001
On Wed, 13 Jun 2001, linc wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Jun 2001, Dave McGuire wrote:
> > On June 13, linc wrote:
> > > Bust on Linux all ya want, but you might want to talk to IBM and Sun about
> > > enterprise Linux - they like it.
> > Not to argue, Linc, but let's get one thing straight: IBM and Sun
> > like Linux because of the media exposure it gets them. They couldn't
> > care less about its technical advantages. They're in the business to
> > SELL, and they'll do anything necessary to do just that.
> > I do like the idea of Linux on the S/390, though, I must admit.
> I won't argue with that - just add a little...
> They also like the fact that 1) it works, and 2) it's economical.
> NOW, where can I get one of those s/390's :-)
IBM? Linux also runs on s/370s, BTW.
Oh, and just for fun, check out http://linux.s390.org/gallery/. We get to
see pictures of the machine that is capable of replacing hundreds of racks
of 1u PCs.
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