[CentOS] Release 6?

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Wed Mar 31 20:38:26 UTC 2010


On 3/31/2010 2:19 PM, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 11:58:25AM -0700, Paul Heinlein wrote:
>> On Wed, 31 Mar 2010, Tait Clarridge wrote:
>>
>>> On Wed, 2010-03-31 at 19:22 +0100, Paul Stuffins wrote:
>>>>> Has it become usable again?
>>>>
>>>> Not sure, I don't use Fedora, I use CentOS on my servers and Linux
>>>> Mint on my desk and laptop's.
>>>
>>> I use F12 on my laptop. I have to say it runs very well (definite
>>> improvement from F10 and previous). I also use it for my netbook
>>> (with a few tweaks) and everything is fine.. No fires or explosions
>>> to report of :)
>>
>> I'll chime in. Fedora 12 seems well behaved running as a (64-bit) VM
>> running on a CentOS 5 host.
>>
>> We use F12 headless, so I can't comment on desktop issues, but I
>> really like the deltarpm stuff. It really cuts down on bandwidth
>> requirements on a frequently updated distro like Fedora.
>>
>
> Yeah.. and with a fast internet connection it takes LONGER to build up
> the new rpms from the deltarpms compared to just downloading the new rpms
> as full packages :)

It doesn't sound very cache-friendly either...  The Centos mirrorlists 
aren't either, but I quit caring when the mirrors got fast enough that 
it didn't matter that you end up pulling a copy of every rpm from every 
mirror in the list.

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   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com


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