CentOS rev’s to version 5.4, tries on KVM

“We last checked in with CentOS in late July, reporting on the
brouhaha that culminated when team members threatened founder Lance
Davis with a project fork unless he became more active in the
project and accounted for fund contributions. Shortly thereafter,
the project announced that after a meeting with Davis, the majority
of issues were resolved, and a working agreement was reached with
deadlines for remaining unresolved issues. The CentOS project “is
now in control of the CentOS.org and CentOS.info domains and owns
all trademarks, materials, and artwork in the CentOS
distributions,” says the project. In other words, show’s over,
folks, go on home.

“Meanwhile, the project continues about its usual business of
updating what is arguably the most popular Red Hat Enterprise Linux
(RHEL) clone. (Fedora, which recently upgraded to Fedora 12 would
not really qualify, as RHEL is based more on Fedora than vice
versa.) CentOS is targeted at those who need enterprise-class
operating system stability without the cost of certification and
support involved with RHEL, with which it claims 100 percent


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