Fwd: Dell is asking what free OS to preinstall
nikolas.britton at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 21:29:51 UTC 2007
On 3/13/07, Nikolas Britton <nikolas.britton at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/13/07, Julian Stacey <jhs at berklix.org> wrote:
> > > 2007/3/13, Peter A. Giessel <pgiessel at mac.com>:
> > > > Dell is actually asking what Linux Distro to install, but if enough of us
> > > > ask for preinstalled FreeBSD, it might get them thinking about FreeBSD and
> > > > looking into providing support and especially drivers in the future.
> > Tue Mar 13 21:28:11 CET 2007
> > That URL http://www.dell.com/linuxsurvey
> > results in:
> > http://www.dell.com/content/topics/survey.aspx/ss?ssid=OeAjvuto67E~&s=corp
> > We have encountered a problem while processing the page you requested.
> > If you experience any technical problems with your shopping experience
> > at dell.com, please contact one of our trained sales representatives
> > at 1-800-WWW-DELL to quickly complete your transaction. Or contact
> > us about the problem you have encountered.
> Their website is being slashdotted right now. When you do finally get
> to the survey select "Community Supported: Ubuntu" for the last
> question. Ubuntu is based on Debian... Debian in many respects is
> equivalent to FreeBSD.
Also... For question 2 "Which systems should we prioritize on for
Linux factory installation?" Put all of the notebooks at highest
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