Re: 64-bit Linux pricing - yeepers!
From: General Schvantzkoph (schvantzkoph_at_yahoo.com)
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2004 12:35:20 -0500
On Mon, 26 Jan 2004 01:11:18 -0800, Seth Brundle wrote:
> I have used nothing but RH 7.2 the last few years as I never needed
> anything more for my servers.
> However I was specing out parts to build a dual opteron mysql server
> today and realized that I might need to pay $700 for a copy of Linux
> that will run on dual 64-bit processors.
> Is this true?
> If so, anyone have any recommendations on which 64-bit distro?
> Im inclined to stick to RH all other things being equal.
Every distribution will support dual Opterons shortly. The $700 price is
for Redhat. SUSE is already shipping an Opteron version, Mandrake 10, due
in a month or so, also supports Opterons.