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Re: Upgrade from RH Enterprise to FC 5: what problems to expect?



On Sun, 2006-05-07 at 06:17 -0700, Rob wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> Main issue is:
> What are the essential differences between
> RedHat Enterprise (Taroon), and FC 5?
> 
> A while ago, a vendor of commercial software
> insisted his software ran only when using Redhat
> Enterprise Linux. Eversince we are stuck with
> RedHat Linux WS release 3 (Taroon Update 5).
> 
> This RH Enterprise version is 'not-so-legal',
> and thus we can not upgrade or fix bugs.
> Hence, I consider installing Fedora Core 5 instead.
> 
> The boss here is suspicious about my plan, because
> "the vendor has said to use Enterprise" etc.,
> although the vendor never was explicit why.
> 
> What kind of traps could I expect to happen when
> upgrading Enterprise (Taroon) to Fedora Core 5?

If you want to be "legal" and get updates, just install CentOS 3, which
is an RHEL3 clone.

Paul.


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