From: Rick Moen (rick at domain linuxmafia.com)
Date: Thu 20 Jun 2002 - 18:37:03 IST
Quoting Brian O'Donoghue (Brian.ODonoghue at domain kbs.ie):
> Don't get me wrong I prefare Slack/Gentoo/Even Debian to SuSE/Mandrake/Red
> Hat like systems, but assuming the next admin is a *nix virgin it might be a
> bit neglegent of 'someone' to leave an ostensibly cli configed system in his
> wake for others to admin.
Choose your own poison, but my experience is that "easy" administrative
tools are a fools paradise for any real-world production use. If the
next admin needs to buckle down and actually learn what the heck he's
doing, better that he learn this truth on Day One than kid himself for
weeks before figuring it out.
When you start talking about Oracle installations, you've narrowed down
the context, and need someone who didn't get his sysadmin skills from
-- Cheers, The difference between common sense and paranoia is that common sense Rick Moen is thinking everyone is out to get you. That's normal; they are. rick at domain linuxmafia.com Paranoia is thinking they're conspiring. -- J. Kegler
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