[svlug] Which linux distro for production ?

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Wed Dec 15 12:09:14 PST 2004


Quoting James Sparenberg (james at linuxrebel.us):

> I too trust Debian But also like Slackware for stability.  If you need a
> larger package base you might also try something like Whitebox Linux
> it's RHEL3 with all of the propriatary RH stuff removed.  Managed by Yum
> so that it's reasonable to maintain. 

I maintain a taxonomy of RHEL rebuilds at "RHEL Forks" on
http://linuxmafia.com/kb/RedHat/ .  The big drawback White Box is that
it's maintained just by one guy.  CentOS doesn't have that problem,
nor some of the others.





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