[CentOS] Can't move to Centos 8

Wed May 13 20:25:22 UTC 2020
James Szinger <jszinger at gmail.com>

On Tue, 12 May 2020 17:42:25 -0700 david <david at daku.org> wrote:

> Folks
> I've been trying to convert my systems to Centos 8, seeing the EOL on 
> the horizon a few years away.  One of my systems is a Mac-Mini, and 
> support for that has been discontinued.  I'm wondering what the 
> community suggests among these alternatives:

I can't be specific since you didn't say how you're using the
Mini. You don't even say if the Mini is PPC, i386, or x86_64.

> 1)  Stay with Centos 7 even after EOL hoping market pressures will 
> add Mac-Mini support

My guess is that RH will focus on the server market.

> 2)  Spend a few hundred dollars on a small, **quiet** replacement
> (ugh)

2a) Stay on C7 until EOL (in 4 years).  Then re-evaluate your hardware
needs and availablilty.

> 3) Convert to the Debian/Ubuntu distro.
> 4) Hope someone figures out a solution.

Beware.  This might end up being very fragile.

5) Switch to Fedora which has better hardware support and more software.