Inter@ctive Week: Compaq Joins HP, SGI In Backing Linux

“Compaq has been qualifying Red Hat Software’s version of Linux
for both the Alpha and ProLiant servers, and it will make other
Linux versions available as well. The version of Linux remains “the
customer’s choice”; no single version will bundled on a system,
contrary to some reports…”

“Compaq’s channel partners have been instructed on how to load
and preconfigure Linux on Compaq servers. Support for the hardware
will come from Compaq; Red Hat and other Linux vendors will provide
support for the operating system.”

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