Red Hat 4.1 for the SPARC includes all the latest tools and utilities,
the improved networking and hardware support of the latest 2.0.27 kernel.
edition of Red Hat Linux runs on Sun Microsystems and compatible SPARC
With the RPM packaging system, and the modular kernel, installation of an
operating system has never been easier. Simply choose one or more
configuration options, and your installation can be optimized for the following:
Or use the manual configuration option to install and configure your
system to your needs.
C and C++ Development
Anonymous FTP/Gopher server
A number of powerful, high level, graphical tools save advanced users hours of
time, and enables the system administrator to custom configure and tailor their
system to their needs. The set of tools covers configuration of TCP/IP, PPP,
SLIP, filesystems, users and groups, software packages and more.
The RPM packaging system, a growing Linux standard makes upgrading and
maintaining your system painless and worry free. New in release 4 is "package
dependencies" which eliminates guess work and prevents major system failures
when installing, uninstalling and upgrading software packages.
The flexibility of the RPM system is what has allowed Red Hat Linux to earn the
reputation as one of the most secure operating systems available. Almost as
soon as security problems are found on the Internet, Red Hat Software releases
new or updated packages to cope with the new threat, saving you time and
reducing the possibility of a compromise.
A listing of all the packages included in Red Hat Linux 4.1 is available
Modular 2.0.27 kernel
RPM 2.3 includes dependencies, You'll never install a package
without having the right libraries installed again
Easy X windows configuration
PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules) for increased system security
Updated Since Last Version
New features include:
From 4.0 to 4.1:
For a listing of other, architecture-independant changes, read the
general 4.1 announcement.
New 2.0.27 kernel
Price reduced to $49.95
Many updated and fixed packages
A complete listing of the packages included in Red Hat Linux/Sparc 4.1
is available *here.