X/OS is an Undistinguished Red Hat Clone
Oct 25, 2007, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Preston ST. Pierre)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"X/OS Linux is a distribution built from Red Hat Enterprise
Linux sources. Its developers claim it was created 'to provide a
hassle-free enterprise-class Linux operating system without usage
terms tied to commercial services.' I downloaded it expecting I
might find all the refinement of Red Hat along with some
improvements and the community one expects to find growing around
free software. It seems I set my expectations too high.
"X/OS is offered on 6 CDs or one 3.6GB DVD. After waiting
overnight for the DVD image to download I was eager to see what
X/OS would be like..."