[ILUG] Ubuntu rocks.
lbedford at lbedford.org
Wed Apr 6 15:44:35 IST 2005
Gareth Eason wrote:
> Just installed my first Ubuntu box last night - server install on a
> headless box that was already running redhat with / on a RAID partition.
> (Ubuntu Array 7 Hoary Hedgehog Pre-Release)
> After I figured out the rather counter-intuitive disk partitioning
> thing, it all fell into place and I didn't even have to set up the
> raidset again - and was more than happy to install on top of it. Damn
> good stuff!
> The server install is quoted as a 'minimalist' install - which is
> blatantly is not, installing hotplug and associated chuff on my box for
> one thing, but I wasn't overly pushed about this as Ubuntu is a desktop
> oriented distro and the server setup is a new thing. I expect it to get
> better with time.
And for comparison purposes, minimalist CentOS 4 install:
including such important apps for servers as:
ubuntu seems to be a perfectly good start for a server for me (though
the 6 month upgrade cycle might put me off. But if you're going to
consider FC for a server, ubuntu would seem to be better in almost all
areas. Not biased at all. me.. never).
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