mrudge at hcs.ie
Wed May 1 09:46:48 IST 2002
> [unix_disto_w]', considering you have to supply disks and
> drivers with a PC you sell(by law afaik).
> Check it out, I doubt any OEM or store will sell you a PC
> without an OS, if what the dude in PC world is to be believed.
It's not law. We can still source PCs from our distributors and sell them
without an OS (just made a couple of phone calls to check). M$ want us to
warn our customers of the dire consequences of their behaviour, but I
believe Linux is the better option, so I've never discouraged anyone from
buying what M$ call a "Naked PC".
Hegarty Computer Services
Networking & Internet Specialists
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