[rescue] A wee bit off-topic

Ross Lonstein ross-sunhelp at lonsteins.com
Wed Jun 24 09:52:40 CDT 2015

On Sun, Jun 21, 2015 at 11:28:14AM -0500, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> Dell, the brand I'm most familiar with, has consumer and business lines of
> computers (desktop and laptop). The business line of desktops and laptops are
> considered 'stable' over their life - internal components don't evolve/change.

I'm not in the enterprise realm currently but for Dell and HP the
claim is false, it's "stable" only in comparison to consumer
kit. Across thousands of units over several years, components and/or
firmwares changed without notice before deployment and it caused
headaches for us.

- Ross

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