[CentOS-devel] geode anyone ?

Fri Sep 19 18:36:32 UTC 2008
Marco Aurelio <marco.casaroli at gmail.com>

Sorry, I have no way of testing the centos install on my geode,
because it is an embedded board without disk I/O ports.

On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 1:46 PM, Will Langford <unfies at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 4:07 AM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>
> wrote:
>> Will Langford wrote:
>>> If Sally can paint a house in 4 hours and John can paint a house in 6
>>> hours...
>> Answer: 42 ?
> Heh.  Actually 2.4.
>>> No, seriously.  Given the .... 'target' of CentOS as a RHEL alternative,
>>> is it necessarily appropriate to attempt to support such hardware ? While I
>>> can understand some energy density benefits of running an LX800, I just
>>> personally don't see it as fitting with the nature of CentOS.
>> That is indeed a very good question. Let me answer that in a few hours
>> time when I am on a real computer, not over NX from my phone to the computer
>> :D
> I actually look forward to the answer.  While I see linux or netbsd (etc) as
> a good swiss army knife base for alot of hardware, I don't think targeted
> distro's should attempt to swiss army knife it -- ya then get excessive
> complexity or limited features due to a low lowest-common-denominator :).
>>> Note: I'm pretty much just a quiet outsider and just a user for the most
>>> part... so my opinion carries no weight.
>> No such thing, if you are using it - you automatically become a part of
>> the community and voices are good.
> This is the 'developers' list :).  As such, I'd imagine it'd be more for
> people working on advancing the distro heh.  My only experience with CentOS
> is remote dedicated servers -- I don't believe I've actually ever manually
> installed it.  I've worked with 4.x and 5.0... have yet to experience 5.1.
>  So far I've been very very happy with CentOS in general.  My 4.x box got
> violated a couple times, even rooted heh :(.  The 5.0 installation seems to
> be doing much better.  I've had some issues with getting up to date ant/java
> stuff for WowzaMediaServer/Red5, but all in all, I'd say I'm really happy
> with 5.0.
> Here at work, we still use RH9.0 on production servers that go into the
> field (not broke, dont fix it).  If we ever need to do a major update due to
> hardware limitations or similar... and a new distro makes sense, it'll be
> CentOS (gotta love being the top of decision making hehehe)... it's been
> rock solid on my remote machines (other than the poor 4.x box heh).
> -Will
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Marco Casaroli