[ILUG] SuSE 7.2 iso images for download?
david_hamilton3 at hp.com
Wed Sep 5 09:41:42 IST 2001
I seem to remember that SuSE only release the iso images for the IA32
platform a few months after they have released the boxed sets.
Could be wrong....
Senior Technical Consultant
From: Rick Moen [mailto:rick at linuxmafia.com]
Sent: 05 September 2001 00:09
To: ilug at linux.ie
Subject: Re: [ILUG] SuSE 7.2 iso images for download?
begin cmcclean at eircom.net quotation:
[SuSE "evaluation" series:]
> It may be policy not to release iso images for PCs.
(By "PCs", I assume you mean IA32.) No, that's not correct. SuSE's
policy is to create and offer "evaluation" versions for _all_ supported
architectures, whose ISO9660 images may be freely distributed but not
offered for sale -- but usually not for the current release.
Your problem is that you want specifically SuSE _7.2_ for IA32. That
version is so far available _only_ as a not-freely-distributable,
multi-CD boxed set. Single-CD "evaluation" images for IA32 exist only
through v. 7.0. So, your options are: (1) use 7.0 evaluation, (2) save
up for a boxed set, (3) wait for 7.2 evaluation, or (4) try a different
Cheers, The Viking's Reminder:
Rick Moen Pillage first, _then_ burn.
rick at linuxmafia.com
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