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Information Week: Red Hat Ships Version 6.0 With Support For Four Processors, RAID Subsystems

May 10, 1999, 10:48 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stuart J. Johnston)

"The upgrade lets users run the Unix-like system on servers with as many as four processors in a symmetric multiprocessing configuration and uses either the Gnome or KDE graphical user interface-or both simultaneously."

"Red Hat Linux 6.0 fully supports RAID hard-disk subsystems, including the ability to hot-swap disk drives without turning off or rebooting the system. And for the first time, Red Hat will provide 30 days of unlimited free telephone support."

"Art Fowler, a Unix systems administrator and Red Hat Linux user at Northrop Grumman Corp.'s commercial aircraft division in Dallas, has manually installed most of the functions that are provided in Red Hat Linux 6.0. 'If I had any new installs, I'd enjoy having [6.0],' Fowler says. Fowler runs both KDE and Gnome, sometimes simultaneously, without any system conflicts.

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