[K12OSN] CentOS or Scientific Linux?
jim.kinney at gmail.com
Mon Jan 2 14:46:40 UTC 2012
+1 on CentOS.
Facebook is forwver on my 'do not use' list. With email list, I can keep a
reference copy. With facebook it's at their whim for future access.
On Jan 2, 2012 9:06 AM, "Terrell Prude' Jr." <microman at cmosnetworks.com>
> A lot of us don't do Facebook, for a lot of reasons. But to answer your
> question about K12Linux, I'd suggest CentOS 6.2. Looks like they just
> needed to figure out RH's changes for v6, and that they've now done that.
> Just as a test, one time I took a RHEL 5 box running NMIS and pointed it
> at the CentOS repositories (the subscription had ended a year ago, the box
> was non-production, so no real risk there). The OS not only updated
> properly, but it looked just like CentOS 5 afterwards. Continued to run
> beautifully. Just one indication of how exact CentOS is with keeping with
> RHEL, and I like that.
> Warren Togami Jr. wrote:
>> Hey folks,
>> Currently K12Linux is based on SL6.1 because CentOS has been very bad at
>> keeping up with updates in the past year. But then recently CentOS
>> surprised everyone by releasing 6.2 very rapidly after RHEL 6.2. SL 6.2 is
>> slightly behind. You folks think we should we keep K12Linux with SL, or
>> move to CentOS 6.2?
>> BTW, I really hope people can move discussion to the K12Linux Facebook
>> group. I can more easily read and respond to stuff there than this mailing
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