Quoting Niall O Broin <niall at linux.ie>:
> On 16 Jun 2006, at 10:23, conor at discuskeeping.com wrote:
>>> " * OMSA 5.0 is released!.
>> * Starting with OMSA 5.0, all necessary kernel components are
>> now fully open source, GPL licensed, and included in kernel.org
>> 2.6.x. This includes the OpenIPMI drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi* drivers,
>> drivers/firmware/dell_rbu Remote BIOS Update driver, and
>> drivers/firmware/dcdbas Dell Base Systems Managment driver. This
>> should make it much easier to install and run OMSA on a variety of
>> Linux distributions (userspace library incompatibilities, if any,
>> * OMSA 5.0 has full support for:
>> o Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Update 6 or higher
>> o Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 plus Updates
>> o Novell/SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 Service Pack 3 or higher "
>>>> Nice 1 Dell.
>> Not that you'd be prejudiced or anything.
Well, all you hippies used to moan about closed source drivers
tainting the kernel, now no-one can moan.
Its equivalent to nvidia OSS'ing their stuff - which will never happen.
Now all I need is for EMC to OSS PowerPath and I'm laughing!
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