Re: Migrating from RedHat to Debian
From: Madhusudan Singh (spammers-go-here_at_yahoo.com)
Date: Thu, 06 Nov 2003 20:42:12 -0500
On Thursday 06 November 2003 18:36, Paul
(email@example.com) held forth in
> "Madhusudan Singh" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> >> I have almost decided to choose Debian over other alternatives in my
>> >> forced migration away from RedHat (long time user - RH 5.0 to RH 9.0).
> You make some good justifications for Debian. I didn't realise the issues
> with getting the current version of SUSE before reading this discussion
> and you make a good point about the stability of Fedora.
> I note MailScanner's latest version has a download specifically for SUSE
> 8.0/8.1 which is free to download, so I haven't ruled it out.
> Also, did you consider Mandrake?
I did, but I have read that while Mandrake's hardware detection is perhaps
the best of all the linux distros, its packages are bleeding edge. For me,
stability is also quite important. Hence, I decided against Mandrake.