[svlug] (forw) Linux at Work

Scott DuBois rhcom.linux at gmail.com
Sat Jan 31 13:18:58 PST 2015


On Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 10:19:59PM -0800, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Scott DuBois (rhcom.linux at gmail.com):
> 
> > Holy cow! That _is_ a long time! I'll download 6.something or whatever is the
> > latest 32bit I can nab that will spin in VirtualBox on my old HP dv6.
> 
> Once you have that installed, you have the most commercially significant
> distro.  (Put any CentOS 5.x / RHEL5 in a second VM, and you have that covered, too.  
> The differences aren't big, except if you're doing LDAP authetication
> for enterprise SSO, RHEL6 / CentOS 6.x has a few extra requirements that
> will drive you batty, like nslcd.)
> 
> For modeling of the corporate experience, the fact that you're on IA32
> and everyone else is on x86_64 won't matter except in giving you a vague
> sense of dissatisfaction and a fixation on kernel RAM allocation.  ;->  

Thanks for clarifying all this, I really appreciate it. I'll have to get on this
right away as it's going to be useful in the near future.

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