[Centos] CentOS newbie just saying hello

Max Beerli maxbeerli at hotmail.com
Tue Dec 14 18:02:43 UTC 2004

>From: "Nigel Kendrick" <nigel.kendrick at petdoctors.co.uk>
>Reply-To: <nigel.kendrick at petdoctors.co.uk>
>To: <centos at caosity.org.>
>Subject: [Centos] CentOS newbie just saying hello
>Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2004 14:53:44 -0000
>Hi folks,
>Just a quick hello having installed CentOS on my first box - an Acer
>Altos G310 (P4 2.8GHz, 768MB RAM with 70GB + 300GB  storage. The 300GB
>unit is a SATA disk which I hope to software (hardware!?) mirror - if
>I'm in for any major fun mirroring a SATA drive do let me know now - I
>think hardware mirroring is not an option (yet!?) but I haven't checked
>this out completely.

Maybe http://3ware.com/products/serial_ata.asp I don't have SATA hardwares. 
How is everyone else using them hopefully without problems? I would like 
hardware SATA RAID in future as well. Anyone like 3ware cards for this? 

>This isn't my first *nix/linux install - I go all the way back to Daisy
>Dnix, Xenix, SC..er..you know who..unix, via VAX VMS and CP/M on various
>systems. I have a couple of RH9 boxes that will need updating soon and
>I'm also running one other Acer G310 server on..er..White Box..(sorry!)
>so this is kind of a 'keeping my options open' thing!

I get impression that Centos development process is better compared to 
Whitebox because community working on OS is better than one person.

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