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Old 08-09-2007, 12:21 PM   #1
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Running Linux on Dell desktops


Hi,

I need to replace a couple of my home desktops which were running Linux Fedora (Core 4 and 6)
Those desktops are 4 to 5 years old and have IDE based harddrives.

I'm wondering : has anyone tested running Fedora on the newer Dell desktops ? Any issues with SATA or SAS controllers ?

Would I be able to run Fedora Core 6 on a Inspiron 530 without problems ?

Any feedback would be greatly appreciated

thanks
 
Old 08-09-2007, 12:36 PM   #2
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Considering Dell is currently selling the Inspiron 530 with Ubuntu installed I really can see no reason Fedora wouldn't load onto it without too much hassle..

http://www.dell.com/content/topics/s...n&s=dhs&~ck=mn

I have Debian running on an Optiplex 320 (after one minor workaround during install) and it runs just fine.
 
  


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