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Scientific Linux
Company / developer Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory / CERN
OS family Unix-like
Working state Production
Source model Free and open source software
Initial release 10 May 2004
Latest stable release 6.2 / February 15, 2012; 6 years ago (2012-02-15)
Marketing target Scientific purpose / High Performance Computing / Servers
Update method Yum (PackageKit)
Package manager RPM Package Manager
Supported platforms x86, x86-64
Kernel type Monolithic (Linux)
License GNU GPL & Various others.
Official website

Scientific Linux (SL) is a Linux distribution produced by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and CERN. It is a free and open source operating system based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and aims to be "as close to the commercial enterprise distribution as we can get it."[1]

This product is derived from the free and open source software made available by Red Hat, Inc., but is not produced, maintained or supported by Red Hat. Specifically, this product is built from the source code for Red Hat Enterprise Linux versions, under the terms and conditions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux's EULA and the GNU General Public License.




Versions 6.2
Archive SL Mirror
Source git targetcli-fb.git
Documentation Target Wiki


LIO Unified Target has been the default block storage target from SL version 6.2, which was released on 2/16/2012. In the current version 6.2, however, only the FCoE fabric module was included per default. The user space shell targetcli can be installed as follows:

su -c 'yum install fcoe-target-utils'

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