FC1 stable, FC2 ... you wish.

Naoki naoki at valuecommerce.com
Mon Jun 7 04:57:14 UTC 2004

You've probably found a kernel bug which isn't something you can blame 
on the distro, just report it in detail and let people work on it.
But since I'm running at least 40 FC2 machines now I can say it's not 
perfect but worth the upgrade. Just test your apps before hand.

Ashley M. Kirchner wrote:

>    Okay, so after a whole week of fighting FC2 to run, and having to 
> reboot the machine every 4 to 5 hours because of a kernel panic, I 
> downgraded to FC1 and low and behold...the server's running without a 
> single hitch.  So, something's screwed with FC2 which causes it to 
> panic with either the pdflush or the swapper processes, whereas none 
> of the previous RH versions, nor FC1 have that problem.  It also 
> trashed a 200 GB drive every time it panicked.  None of the previous 
> versions of RH did that.
>    And with everything else I have read on this list over the past two 
> weeks or so, I'd say stay away from FC2.  Maybe it's time I start 
> looking at a different distribution...

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