Nah - I tried gentoo out at home last week and I really didn't like it
at all - wayyy too fiddly for a production server that needs to be up
and running in a day - and supported by NT *cough* sysadmins.
Especially because as Stephen pointed out to me - all the drivers for
the dell RAID/SCSI controllers are in RPM format.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cout at eircom.net [mailto:cout at eircom.net]
> Sent: 02 May 2002 10:15
> To: ilug at linux.ie> Subject: Re: [ILUG] Dell Poweredge - best distro
>>> Ostensibly I would have to agree.
>> Either Gentoo or Slackware. Slackware is really utilitarian,
> but well supported out of the box (for whatever mine opinion
> counts for), Gentoo though is if you have the patience to
> download and compile everything... I dunno, lots of fun.
>> For the purposes of a workstation I would if I were let,
> convert everyone to the church of bob, however for anyone who
> is looking at downloading a Slackware ISO, I would encourage
> said person to give some thought/consideration to dloading a
> Gentoo install... if even just to give it a whirl.
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