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Submission + - Oracle Drops Support For Red Hat, Suse Linux ( 1

sfcrazy writes: Oracle is dropping support for the leading open source operating systems — Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Suse Linux. The company made this announcement post its acquisition of Ksplice, the creator of innovative zero downtime update technology for Linux.

Oracle said in a statement, "Oracle does not plan to support Red Hat Enterprise Linux or SUSE Enterprise Linux. The Oracle Linux Premier Support subscription applies to Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel."

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Oracle Drops Support For Red Hat, Suse Linux

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  • It seems a bit odd that such a big announcement is being made in a customer e-mail. It sounds more to me like they are not planning on supporting ksplice in RHEL or SEL.

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