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customers also have to support the product
Posted Mar 8, 2011 0:53 UTC (Tue) by makomk (guest, #51493)
Red Hat's new policy essentially makes it impossible for third parties to help RHEL customers with any kernel problems they encounter, should Red Hat fail to deal with them itself.
Posted Mar 8, 2011 12:05 UTC (Tue) by anselm (subscriber, #2796)
Red Hat can't prevent you (or anybody) from running diff against a (small number of) file(s) from the vanilla vs. RHEL kernel sources (from the SRPM). This is infeasible for all of the kernel, but if a problem can be localised to an individual driver or other manageable subsystem, this may be all that is needed for a third party to figure out what changes Red Hat has made to that particular part of the kernel.
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