Re: [Full-Disclosure] Was, completely OT Red Hat Linux End of life... now just OT Linux distros

From: Kenton Smith (ksmith_at_chartwelltechnology.com)
Date: 11/04/03

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    Date: 04 Nov 2003 10:00:06 -0700
    
    

    And who said SuSe is next?

    Novell to buy SuSe:

    http://news.com.com/2100-7344_3-5101680.html

    On Mon, 2003-11-03 at 11:16, Joshua Levitsky wrote:
    > It's happened. Red Hat has officially said F@#$ YOU to us all.
    >
    > Hey Red Hat.. I've got a migration plan for you... it's called BSD / SuSE /
    > Mandrake.
    >
    > -Josh
    >
    > --
    > Joshua Levitsky, MCSE, CISSP
    > System Engineer
    > Time Inc. Information Technology
    > [5957 F27C 9C71 E9A7 274A 0447 C9B9 75A4 9B41 D4D1]
    >
    >
    >
    > ----- Original Message -----
    > From: "Red Hat Network" <dev-null@rhn.redhat.com>
    > Sent: Monday, November 03, 2003 12:50 PM
    > Subject: Red Hat Linux end-of-life update and transition planning
    >
    >
    > >
    > > Dear jlevitsk,
    > >
    > > Thank you for being a Red Hat Network customer.
    > >
    > > This e-mail provides you with important information about the upcoming
    > > discontinuation of Red Hat Linux, and resources to assist you with your
    > > migration to another Red Hat solution.
    > >
    > > As previously communicated, Red Hat will discontinue maintenance and
    > > errata support for Red Hat Linux 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 and 8.0 as of December
    > > 31, 2003. Red Hat will discontinue maintenance and errata support for
    > > Red Hat Linux 9 as of April 30, 2004. Red Hat does not plan to release
    > > another product in the Red Hat Linux line.
    > >
    > > With the recent announcement of Red Hat Enterprise Linux v.3, you'll
    > > find migrating to Enterprise Linux appealing. We understand
    > > that transitioning to another Red Hat solution requires careful planning
    > > and implementation. We have created a migration plan for Red Hat Network
    > > customers to help make the transition as simple and seamless as
    > > possible. Details:
    > >
    > > ****************
    > > If you purchase Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS or ES Basic before February
    > > 28, 2004, you will receive 50% off the price for two years.[*] (That's two
    > > years for the price of one.)
    > >
    > > ****************
    > > In addition, we have created a Red Hat Linux Migration Resource Center
    > > to address your migration planning and other questions, such as:
    > >
    > > * What are best practices for implementing the migration to Red Hat
    > > Enterprise Linux?
    > >
    > > * Are there other migration alternatives?
    > >
    > > * How do I purchase Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS or ES Basic at the price
    > > above?
    > >
    > > * What if my paid subscription to RHN extends past April 30, 2004?
    > >
    > > ****************
    > >
    > > Find out more about your migration options with product comparisons,
    > > whitepapers and documentation at the Red Hat Linux Migration Resource
    > > Center:
    > >
    > > http://www.redhat.com/solutions/migration/rhl/rhn
    > >
    > >
    > > Or read the FAQ written especially for Red Hat Network customers:
    > >
    > > https://rhn.redhat.com/help/rhlmigrationfaq/
    > >
    > > Sincerely,
    > >
    > > Red Hat, Inc.
    > >
    > >
    > > [*] Limit 10 units. Higher volume purchase inquiries should contact a
    > > regional Red Hat sales representative. Contact numbers available at
    > > http://www.redhat.com/solutions/migration/rhl/rhn
    > >
    > > --the Red Hat Network Team
    > >
    > >
    > >
    >
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