OT: Linux Distrobutions?

Ugo Bellavance ugob at CAMO-ROUTE.COM
Wed Nov 5 20:34:49 GMT 2003

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Denis Beauchemin [mailto:Denis.Beauchemin at USHERBROOKE.CA]
> Envoyé : Wednesday, November 05, 2003 3:30 PM
> Objet : Re: OT: Linux Distrobutions?
> Hello all,
> I've been following this thread with great interest because 
> we have many
> RHL systems here (about 40 servers and desktops).
> One thing I like a lot with RHN (Red Hat Network) is the 
> possibility to
> PUSH updates to many systems in one fell swoop.  That way I can review
> the updates before installing anything.
> Can this be achieved with other distros?

I think it is possible to run your own repository with apt-get and yum.  Therefore, you just download the patches, and when you are ready to deploy, you copy them in your repository...

> Thanks!
> Denis
> PS: We're planning on upgrading everything to RH9 to get 4 more months
> of support and decide in the meanwhile what will happen afterwards
> (might upgrade to RHEL WS most servers)... 

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