On Sun, Jan 11, 2004 at 12:31:04PM +0200, Dale Gallagher wrote:
> Ok, based on my previous post re: running 2.6 on a production system,
> and some (brief) research since then, I came to the following temporary
> conclusion, with comments. I'd greatly appreciate feedback on this. I
> know this post covers many topics, so I'll try to split it later,
> depending on the nature of the responses.
[Snip hardware specs]
> Slackware 9.1, Linux 2.4.x, qmail, PostgreSQL, Apache
A couple of things - you didn't (in this posting) say how many users
you were planning to support and what you were planning to do with them.
More generally - don't use Slackware on a production server. It's not
particularly good for package management, and I would seriously consider
either Fedora or Debian where you can simply issue an apt-get update,
apt-get upgrade to install all local packages. I currently have
about three Slackware boxes, and 20 RedHat. Any upgrades for the RedHat
boxes are easy to run, Slackware on the other hand involves compiling
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