[linux-elitists] OpenBSD or Debian?
Tue Sep 11 10:00:47 PDT 2001
The amazing Eugene Leitl wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Sep 2001, Greg KH wrote:
> > I guess the better question for here would be why are you becoming
> > disappointed with the mainstream distros?
> I've see minor to major misconfigurations across the whole spectrum.
> Mandrake and RH is particularly bad.
> > I think the latest RH 7.2 looks quite nice.
> RH 7.1 ships with an unofficial release of gcc. I don't have time anymore
> to spend days to weeks massaging the system into a usable state. It's a
> tool, not something worthwhile by itself.
> So, how difficult is the jump to OpenBSD, if one is used to diverse
> Linuxes and *nixen? Am I missing any serious alternative?
For "I just want it to work" things I have been using SuSE. It seems
to be a good combination of lots of stuff and a much higher
probability of actually working out of the box.
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