[rescue] Does IBM offer hobbiest license for AIX?

Michael-John Turner mj at turner.org.za
Wed Jul 20 10:19:07 CDT 2005

On Wed, Jul 20, 2005 at 09:58:41AM -0500, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> IBM doesn't provide hobbyist licenses for AIX.  However, the unoffical 
> word from a few people at IBM is that they aren't going to come 
> a-nockin' unless you're using it commercially and don't have a real 
> license.  V5.1 and probably 5.2 CD sets are available on ePay for 
> relatively low cost the last time I checked.

Of course, it doesn't help if you need AIX for a Motorola PowerStack. It
isn't quite unobtanium, but still difficult to get hold of :(

Michael-John Turner | http://mj.turner.org.za/
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