[svlug] Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux from the Source RPMS

Jeffrey Siegal jbs at quiotix.com
Thu Apr 13 14:19:00 PDT 2006

Joe Buck wrote:
> If you provide hosting services to the
> public and you change the CentOS info to the corresponding RHEL info
> you are defrauding the public, because you are saying not only that
> the software matches that of an RHEL system (it does), but you are saying
> that you have Red Hat support (and you don't).

That's taking it too far.  If you *tell* your current and prospective 
customers that you're running RHEL but you're not, that's certainly 
fraud.  But if you are up front about running CentOS but need to tweak 
it to look more like RHEL to accodate some stupid installers, that's 
something else.

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