Which OS should we use?

Skylar Thompson skylar at cs.earlham.edu
Wed Jan 12 21:53:36 PST 2005

On Tue, Jan 11, 2005 at 03:22:15PM -0600, Paul Schmehl wrote:
> We're getting ready to create some new servers from scratch 
> (format/install).  We've been using 4.9 and 4.10 for a while now with no 
> problems.  We've got one 5.3 box setup for test purposes.
> On this list I have seen comments about instability issues in 5.3.  These 
> servers need to be stable.  Should we install 4.10/11?  Or move up to 5.3?

I'm not sure about 5.3, but our tape backup server has been rock solid on
5.2.1 for months. We use Vinum to do software RAID on our holding disk,
and that hasn't hiccuped at all.

-- Skylar Thompson (skylar at cs.earlham.edu)
-- http://www.cs.earlham.edu/~skylar/
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