[CentOS] Recommendation for a Linux alternative to Centos - ATH9K disaster

Wed Jan 26 05:27:29 UTC 2011
Christopher Chan <christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk>

On Wednesday, January 26, 2011 11:55 AM, Always Learning wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-01-25 at 14:25 -0800, Benjamin Smith wrote:
>> On Tuesday, January 25, 2011 11:20:34 am Always Learning wrote:
>>> Then one day a big bad wolf called Oracle of very expensive Oracle SQL
>>> fame swallowed Red Hat, like they swallowed MySQL, Solaris, Open Office
>>> and Visual Box.  The long term future for these is uncertain.
>> Whaaa...? Facts would seem otherwise.... Here's an article from just a few
>> months ago!
>> http://www.glgroup.com/News/Oracle-to-Red-Hat--Its-Not-Your-Fathers-Linux-
>> Market-Anymore-51058.html
> Thank you. Happily I got the 'swallowed Red Hat' wrong. Sadly the long
> term future for Red Hat, MySQL, Open Office and Visual Box is certainly
> uncertain.

Ah, I get your drift! Illumos and OpenIndiana is the way to go!

> Will we one day be dependent on open source Chinese Linux if Western
> open source Linux dries-up ?


Surely you mean stuff from the rising sun Illumos and OpenIndiana!