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Re: [Linux-cluster] Equivalent to RHCS?


If you look at projects like CentOS ( http://www.centos.org/ ) you will
find a complete free RedHat clone including the Cluster Suite as
precompiled packages. If you don't need any assistance and can live
without extra services this might be another route to go, instead of
compiling everything yourself.


PS: I don't want to argue about the free/freedom/moral issues in using a
clone distribution. There's a thread at CentOS covering that to a good

Jeff Stoner wrote:

> It's all Open Source. Redhat is only obligated to make the source code
> available (whether that's through CVS, tarballs or SRPMs.) Purchasing
> a license entitles you to get support from Redhat (via phone, web or
> email) and allows you to download binary RPMs and get compiled updates
> via up2date from their servers.
> Without a license, you have to build the software yourself or get RPMs
> from some place like rpmfind.net, and support is pretty much limited
> to mailing lists and message forums (where you may not get an answer.)
> --Jeff
> OpSource Inc.
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>     I hate to bother you guys with dumb questions, but I’m confused--
>     Looking at the components, it looks like this project is the core
>     of Red Hat Cluster Suite. I take it RHCS itself is not open, but
>     its “root” components are? How does RHCS compare to these open
>     projects?
>     Thanks in advance.
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