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Re: More Linux/SGI status

To: ariel@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Subject: Re: More Linux/SGI status
From: alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk (Alan Cox)
Date: Wed, 8 Oct 1997 08:39:19 +0100 (BST)
Cc: miguel@nuclecu.unam.mx, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com, linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <199710072356.QAA23399@oz.engr.sgi.com> from "Ariel Faigon" at Oct 7, 97 04:56:35 pm
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
> My take on this is that since whoever bought that Indy
> already paid for the OS including the X server and other
> binaries there should be no reason why not to allow
> them to run it on top of linux.

Thats simple until someone builds a clone SGI box. RedHat rpms
actually have some provision for a tool called rhmask which 
requires you have some "original" to generate the new rpm. Anyway
we don't want to encourage folks not to make the Linux version
kick the backside of any SGI original item..


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