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SearchEnterpriseLinux: LinuxWorld Notebook: Users Can Wait on 2.6

Jan 23, 2004, 18:00 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael S. Mimoso)

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"If you think enterprises are in a rush for the 2.6 version of the Linux kernel, think again.

"'It's only at 2.6.1 right now. I think most companies would wait another year or two,' said Joe Cooper, senior network engineer for the Bank of New York and an attendee of LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, on Wednesday. 'We want to see the problems other people run into. It's going to change so much.'

"Few enterprises would build a Linux platform from scratch. They're more likely to wait for enterprise versions from Linux distributors like Red Hat Inc. and SuSE Linux AG, and for support for applications from Oracle Corp., SAP AG and others..."

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