On Fri, Jan 26, 2001 at 11:30:03AM +0000, Roger Burton West wrote:
> On or about Fri, Jan 26, 2001 at 11:23:26AM +0000, Michael Stevens typed:
> >On Fri, Jan 26, 2001 at 11:19:02AM +0000, Roger Burton West wrote:
> >> Dell offer this on some of their servers. IMHO this is always a waste of
> >> money - they don't provide anything that you couldn't do yourself by
> >> having a stock of spare parts and someone competent on call.
> >I don't really like most big name linux stuff, because all they seem to
> >support is Redhat, and while I can completely understand their reasons,
> >I find it almost impossible to make a Redhat system into something that I
> >like.
> Agreed entirely. I was thinking purely of hardware support; software
> support IME is always and everywhere a complete waste of time and money.
> And then people wonder why I like open source...

I've heard rumours that software support can be useful, but not yet
encountered such a thing.


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