OT Advice for server reinstalation
mikej at rogers.com
Mon Feb 27 23:08:12 GMT 2006
Scott Silva wrote:
> Mike Jakubik spake the following on 2/25/2006 4:15 PM:
>> Chris Yuzik wrote:
>>> Nigel kendrick wrote:
>>>> I'd skip Fedora and put CentOS top of the list - it's a generic
>>>> recompile of
>>>> Red Hat Advanced Server - I'm running it on 5 servers.
>>> I second the motion for CentOS. Our new super server that will be
>>> deployed within the week is running CentOS, and I'm extremely impressed.
>> Even better, dump Linux altogether, and install an OS that works and is
>> easy to manage, FreeBSD.
> I have tried a couple times to install FreeBSD to play with it, and keep
> getting stuck. I guess I need to read another hundred online howto's.
Where do you get stuck? It takes me 5 min to install FreeBSD, most Linux
distros take 20 and install crap i don't want/will never use. I don't
know why you want to read a hundred howto's, there is only one freebsd
,which should address any questions for people new to it. The ports are
easy as pie to install.
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