[CentOS] Centos vs FC

Wed Feb 22 10:20:07 UTC 2006
Fajar Priyanto <fajarpri at cbn.net.id>

On Wednesday 22 February 2006 05:05 pm, Will McDonald wrote:
> The main advantage to running an EL distribution like CentOS is the
> release cycle.
> FC4 will be EOL in, what, about a year after its release? That means
> no more official updates apart from those provided by Fedora Legacy
> for as long as they choose to support it.
> Updates for CentOS 4 should be available for another 5 years or
> something like that. This allows you to manage servers without having
> to constantly rebuild them in a running-to-keep-up fashion, or leaving
> them to rot unmaintained and potentially insecure. Which is what will
> can if you run FC on more than a handful of servers.
> CentOS might not have quite the abundance of packages FC has but for a
> server you generally don't need the latest and greatest of everything.
> Servers are there to do a job, as long as they accomplish this
> reliably and securely that's all you need.
> If you absolutely need package X then between RPMForge, CentOS
> Extras/Plus/Test and Jpackage you should be pretty much covered.
> Failing that, grab the SRPM for FC3/4 and try rebuilding for CentOS.

Thank you very much Will,
It's very nice to know the fact that you mention.

By the way,
Can I take a screenshot during installation? I'm setting up RAID-1 and LVM and 
I'm planning to make a tutorial about it.
Thank again,
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