Darin.Perusich at cognigencorp.com
Tue Nov 20 12:58:55 EST 2001
i've been using openbsd for the last 2 1/2 years and have never been
disappointed. don't expect it to have all the bells and whistles out the
gate but then again it's not suppose to.
"Wechter, Ron" wrote:
> Well - I think I will try slackware and redhat on thursday...
> At the meetings everyone told me of a Linux distribution that was very
> "manual" and was a good distribution for learning. Which one was this again?
> I'm also looking into OpenBSD -- Any thoughts on this?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gregory J.Neumann [mailto:gjn at certainlywood.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2001 11:10 AM
> To: nflug at nflug.org
> Subject: RE: redhat 7.2
> Umm... Try Slackware?? ;-) Sorry, my experiences w/ RedHat have been not
> very happy since 5.2. I completely gave up on it on 6.2 thinking "Enough
> is enough! If I want my manually set configurations overridden every
> time I start an X client, I'll use Windows!" I really like the RedHat
> installation, and if somebody doesn't need/want to tweak the setup, it's
> great. Actually, RH is awesome for the new Linux user. It just annoyed
> me as much as Windows does. Maybe if I hadn't already cut my teeth on
> Slackware before I even heard of RedHat, I'd like it better.
> >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Original Message <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
> On 11/20/01, 10:49:48, "Wechter, Ron" <WechterR at cnrc.navy.mil> wrote
> regarding RE: redhat 7.2:
> > So -- were there major errors after compiling the new Kernel on Redhat
> > I will be installing it on thursday night so any tips would definitely
> > What are some errors to watch for?
> > Ron
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Joe Bielli [mailto:jbielli at netsos.com]
> > Sent: Monday, November 19, 2001 1:48 PM
> > To: nflug at nflug.org
> > Subject: RE: redhat 7.2
> > The stock redhat 7.2 kernel is heavily modded, however you can get by
> > just fine (albeit a few error messages) after recompiling a new 2.4.14..
> > I patched to include ext3 support, and also noticed quite a few
> > networking features need to be included (I don't remember the details)..
> > I'm running error free. I noticed that if you want to run 95/98/nt/2000
> > apps under X, there are some wine features missing that redhat patched
> > in their custom kernel.
> > A friend just did an rpm update of the kernel on a 7.2 and it went
> > without a hitch. I think that's Scary :)
> > Joe Bielli
> > Software Development
> > Computer SOS, inc.
> > 1505 Cleveland Drive
> > Buffalo, NY 14225
> > P:// 716.635.0086
> > E:// jbielli at netsos.com
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-nflug at nflug.org [mailto:owner-nflug at nflug.org] On Behalf Of
> > Riga, Anthony
> > Sent: Monday, November 19, 2001 12:46 PM
> > To: Nflug (E-mail)
> > Subject:
> > Has anyone used or installed the new 7.2 Redhat Linux yet. I was going
> > to upgrade mine to 7.2 because I am running 7.1 and was wondering if it
> > is easy to install and if it has plugins already built-in for Netscape.
> > usually I do a custom install for 7.1 and it works great. Any install
> > tips for duell boot with Windows please let me know. Has anyone heard
> > of LinDows? It is Linux based and you will be able to run Linux and
> > Windows Apps on same OS. Has anyone tried it yet?
> > --Thanks
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