[rescue] Does IBM offer hobbiest license for AIX?

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Sat Jul 30 17:38:10 CDT 2005

Michael-John Turner wrote:
> 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 :(


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