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Old 01-26-2004, 07:05 PM   #1
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New Forum - cAos


Another distribution has joined LinuxQuestions.org. Please welcome cAos. The forum will be for the discussion of both CentOS and cAos. I'd like to thank Greg who worked with me to setup the forum and will be participating under the username gregk433. I'd also like to thanks Troy, who will be participating under the username troj.

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...php?forumid=44

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Old 01-26-2004, 07:08 PM   #2
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Here is a little info from the cAos site, for those of you who unfamilar with the project.

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- cAos has a phased approach to development. First is the creation of the base distribution, CentOS-2, which is a direct port of RHEL without trademarked artwork. The CentOS distribution is the foundation to the GP distribution, which takes a more radical departure from Red Hat Enterprise Linux while at the same time providing users with a stable environment with long life cycles.

- CentOS-2 is essentially a sanitized RHAS 2.1. It is not currently available as it is being used merely as a stepping stone for developers to create cAos1-gp. If all you're looking for is a legal way to run RHAS2.1 without a support contract, it will be available shortly.

- cAos1-gp uses CentOS-2 as a foundation and builds from there to a custom distribution with a flavor that is distinctive from RHAS 2.1.

- CentOS-3 is essentially a sanitized rebuild of RHEL 3. We anticipate that it will be available close to the same time as cAos1-gp (2003Q4). CentOS-3 will serve as the foundation for cAos2-gp. If you're looking for a legal way to run RHEL 3 without a support contract, this is the distro for you.

- cAos2-gp uses CentOS-3 as a foundation and builds from there to a custom distribution with a flavor that is distinctive from RHEL 3.
We will also be a cAos mirror.

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