[Beowulf] Re: What vendors would you be sure to check out?

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pathscale.com
Sat Dec 31 18:33:09 PST 2005

On Sat, Dec 31, 2005 at 11:14:25AM -0500, Bill Rankin wrote:

> 1) I have never had a problem getting the MS license dropped from the  
> order.  In fact, on their web-based server configuration page they  
> specifically have a "No installed OS" selection available.

I think this varies by model. You were buying "servers"; it's the
consumer & desktop machines that won't let you choose no os. I just
looked at a random Optiplex desktop, and the configurator only
allows Windows XP, which is "free"...

-- greg

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