[CentOS] Hardware Specs

Michael Simpson mikie.simpson at gmail.com
Tue Jun 10 10:06:16 UTC 2008

On 6/10/08, Tim Verhoeven <tim.verhoeven.be at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 8:49 AM, nate <centos at linuxpowered.net> wrote:
> >
> > I suppose the easiest route if your into Dell/HP is just go to them and
> > ask for Linux solutions. Dell I think claims to be the #1 hardware
> > vendor for linux. They offer servers with either no OS or linux pre
> > installed. HP offers both servers and workstations with no OS or
> > linux pre installed. (not sure about desktops/laptops/etc).
> And of course the same goes for IBM. They have been supported Linux
> for years and every server shipped by IBM has Linux support (well,
> support for RHEL and SLES that is). I've never had any real issues
> with their Linux support (all issues encountered they fixed :) ). They
> go even as far that for servers Linux is on the same level as Windows,
> meaning that Linux is supported at the release of new hardware (not a
> couple of months later).

Dell has also some nice yum repos set up for both openmanage and also
firmware updates



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