[rescue] Linux

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 3 09:02:50 CST 2002

--- "Geoffrey S. Mendelson" <Geoffrey.Mendelson at mobileye.com> wrote:
> Chris Hedemark wrote:
> > I wish HP would treat their various OS 
> > offerings the way Sun treats Solaris (at least, when they are
> > offering free downloads for low end boxen anyway).
> Not anymore. :-(
> I just had to pay $20 to download a copy of Solaris 8 because we
> bought a new sever with Solaris 9, and the application we run on
> it checks the operating system release and will not start if it's
> not 7 or 8.

IIRC, Solaris 9 is free, back releases are for sale (used to not be
available at all!).


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