Current RH CD different than d/l copy?
Richard W. Ernst
richard.ernst at bigfoot.com
Sun Jul 16 13:47:56 PDT 2000
Jason Shelton wrote:
> > On the Newbie list,
> > in reference to burning copies of an "official" RH CD:
> > George Georgalis wrote:
> > >
> > > If it's an official RH cd, it's copy protected... you need to download
> > > free copy.
> > With RH now taking 3 CDs, Install, Source, and Docs, is this still
> > true? I've never had the official version, so not sure if the extra,
> > commercial (Bru, etc.) that come with it are already on the original CD,
> > or on a separate one.
> > Can someone clarify if the extras are on the install CD, or on a
> > separate one?
> Which extras? I'll take a look when I get to work tomorrow, but I need to
> know what to look for :-)
BRU is the only one I'm aware of, but I thought there was/were other
"single license" commercial programs included with the official boxed
> FWIW, the redhat CD is no more copy protected than any other cd out there
> today. I have copied the entire cd to an ftp site for ftp installs and never
> had a problem with it, I have also taken that ftp directory and made a
> bootable install disk, just like redhat, but with ssh and mysql added.
I don't think he meant copy protection, but legally not allowed to be
copied because of the commercial add-ons/inclusions on the official RH
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