Episode 348

Ask Noah Show 348 - The Rocky Linux Road


August 1st, 2023

56 mins 36 secs

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About this Episode

This week Noah lives off of a 37Ah battery, and the Rocky Linux team joins Noah and Steve to discuss their plans going forward to maintain a clone of RHEL!

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Running Off Battery

08:40 Camera Suggestions? - David

14:00 Linux Joke

  • Why does NASA use Linux?
  • You can't open "windows" in space

14:20 Marlin Updates

  • New features


20:18 News Wire

23:15 Rocky Linux Interview

  • Louis Abel - Release Engineer and Lead for Rocky Linux, RESF Vice Chair
  • Neil Hanlon - Infrastructure Lead for the RESF / Rocky Linux
  • Rocky's initial response
  • Did you have any idea this was coming?
  • What is Rocky's value add?
  • What makes Rocky stand out?
  • How do you plan to acquire RHEL source code?
  • What about becoming a Red Hat customer to obtain source code?
  • Do you plan to tell people where you get the source code
  • Why not engage with Red Hat through Stream?
  • Plan going forward if RH prevents you from obtaining RHEL source code?
  • Effect of Suse's fork
  • Any interest in adopting the SUSE fork?

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