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Re: Just some redhat musings



On Fri, Oct 03, 2003 at 01:22:24PM +0200, John Hearns wrote:
> On Fri, 3 Oct 2003, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> 
> > > -- 
> > I think the analysis if Martin's above succinctly gets to the core of
> > the real problem. We at Trinity run 100 or so machines for student and
> > faculty use and the Fedora Core just won't do it for us. We have not
> > the staff for the fast turn around nor the money to purchase that many
> > RHEL copies. (I am not sure but I am assuming your would need a
> 
> I'm sorry, but you're being slightly pig-headed here.
> Its just a process of what IT managers have been doing for decades.
> 
> You choices are (and there may be more!):
> 
> 
> A) make a case to management, and the user community ie. those staff who 
> are telling you that they need Redhat (read Fedora) and won't use anything 
> else. A case for more support staff and time to support Fedora.
> 
We have been asking for more support staff at the University for 10 years. They
add staff for Network maintenance and MS Server Maintenance but not for Linux
support (sorry Neil if you read this this is not an attack on you).
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Aaron Konstam
Computer Science
Trinity University
715 Stadium Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78212-7200

telephone: (210)-999-7484
email:akonstam trinity edu




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