[Mageia-discuss] Mageia on a server?
boklm at mars-attacks.org
Wed Aug 22 19:56:29 CEST 2012
On Wed, 22 Aug 2012, Anne Wilson wrote:
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> On 22/08/12 17:40, P. Christeas wrote:
> > On Wednesday 22 August 2012, Anne Wilson wrote:
> >> My recent experiences with enterprise distros has been less than
> >> happy and I'm seriously wondering whether I could use Mageia on
> >> the server as well as on workstations. ... Has anyone any
> >> relevant experience?
> > Been using Mandrake, Mandriva and Mageia for servers, approx.
> > since 2001. So far, had no reason to move to any other distro
> > (except for prejudiced admins against a "desktop" / RPM distros).
> > On a recent incident, I had to move some service from a RHEL6
> > server to a humble Mga1 box, in order to gain in performance (rh
> > did use older, less efficient versions). In a similar tone, vanilla
> > Debian couldn't install there (because of the firmware for its
> > NIC).
> Thanks, everyone. Most reassuring. The main objection against using
> a desktop rather than an enterprise distro is that users see the
Mageia is not a "desktop distro". It can be used for desktops or servers.
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