Tux Reports: Interview with Eagle Linux
Apr 22, 2003, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"1. Most people will want to know what makes your distribution
different from the others.
"What makes Eagle Linux stand out is that it isn't actually a
tangible distribution. It lives in the form of a well written set
of documents (how-tos) that describe, in detail, the steps needed
to create a bootable Linux floppy or CD, however the CD based
version provides the most functionality. Now that the web hosting
services have been improved, an ISO image will soon be available
for download for those who simply don't have the time or desire to
actually create their own CD. As Eagle's feature set progresses,
this will become a more popular avenue for that sector.
"The current popularity (over 5000 downloads strong) is due to
the potential that Eagle Linux offers. Not only is it an incredible
academic tool, it provides a basis for such products as Linux
installation tools, bootable recovery disks, a bootable MPEG
player--the list goes on and on. It truly takes the meaning of open
source to a whole new level..."