[Beowulf] Cluster Architecture
csamuel at vpac.org
Thu Oct 23 19:31:56 EDT 2008
----- "Robert G. Brown" <rgb at phy.duke.edu> wrote:
> Everywhere BUT the US, that seems to be very much
> the case. Here desktop Linux it spreading, but
> more like mold.
I think here in Australia we're probably even more
reticent than the US, at least Dell US sell systems
with Ubuntu pre-installed!
Down here we consider ourselves lucky if we can get
FreeDOS instead of Windoze and their Inspiron Mini 9
only ships with Windows XP. Our Dell rep is well
aware of our feelings on this.. ;-)
Even the Linux based Eeepc's are like hens teeth.
Christopher Samuel - (03) 9925 4751 - Systems Manager
The Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing
P.O. Box 201, Carlton South, VIC 3053, Australia
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