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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by fmalekpour, Apr 2, 2004.

  1. fmalekpour

    fmalekpour Well-Known Member
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    Any easy to upgrade alternative?
    What OS do you suggest?
     
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    FreeBSD (not an easy upgrade)
    Redhat9 (Purchase the progeny membership so you still get the RPMs)
    RHEL (requies a format/reinstall)

    Spend a few bucks and purchase a progeny membership :)
     
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    fmalekpour Well-Known Member
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    Thanks for the reply,
    What is this membership? You mean to RHN?
    So what is this note from RedHat:

     
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    You can keep RH9 for another year and a half, at least. Legacy will be providing updates for this long, and cPanel will be pushing them through automatically as long as they are available.
     
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    Are these updates include new kernels or just RPMs?
     
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    No kernels. You will have to download and install those yourself. It's really not difficult at all.

    The download site for the kernels is:
    http://download.fedoralegacy.org/
    There will be a 9.0 section once the EOL has arrived.
     
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    However, fedoralegacy has been quite a ways behind with 7.3 and 8 already, I have little faith in them with 9. Pay the few extra dollars to progeny. :)
     
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    Wow, That's fine then, Thank you so much.
     
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    I'm using both.:)
     
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    It is an easy upgrade to Fedora which lots have had good luck with. Would require more updates.
     
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    Link for progeny membership

    Could someone supply a link to the site where this membership is offered?

    Best regards,

    johndoe
     
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    hmmm.. why wouldn't you guys just suggest Fedora? I know its open-source and does not get funding, but I'm sure there are a lot of people who'd be willing to get it fix and updated.

    It's cheap too. Isn't it kind of like Red Hat Linux 10?
     
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    I personaly wouldn't suggest it due to Fedora being a development project that isn't suggested for Production environments due to the shear number of updates & changes that go on with the code as well as the release cycle. True you'll get tons of bug fixes & security patches but you'll also find you're doing alot of patches as well as troubleshooting random bugs.

    I'm running FreeBSD 5.2 without a problem currently but am going to update to 5.2.1 soon... Yes I know 5.2 is a New Tech release & I'm contradicting myself by using a new tech version.

    Best suggestion. Go with what you're feeling safe on going with. If you know RedHat in & out & have a few bucks to spare I'd presonally suggest you get the Enterprise edition. it's much more secure & stable as well as you won't have to reboot as often for Kernel upgrades.
     
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    Speaking of cpanel and kernel updates. Anyone looked at these scripts?

    /scripts/kernelcheck
    /scripts/quickkernel
     
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