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Re: [TCLUG:6525] redhat vs mandrake

Does the pentium optimizations mean that I should stick with redhat on
my 486 server? Also, aside from pentium optimizations and udma, are is
there any advantages for mandrake over redhat on a server that isn't
running X?

(It sure sounds cool for a desktop machine though!)



Tim Wilson wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Jun 1999, Ben Luey wrote:
> > I have a redhat 5.1 server that I'm planning to upgrade. What is
> > different between mandrake 6.0 and redhat 6.0? Is there any reason to
> > switch, or should I take the easy route of a redhat to redhat upgrade?
> > Also, what are the differences on the desktop / workstation side?
> Ben et. al.,
> I've just installed Mandrake 6.0. I've also got a couple machines running
> RedHat 6.0. Actually, I'm feeling a little like a software reviewer. In
> the past month I've installed RH 6.0, Mandrake 6.0, Caldera 2.2, and SuSE
> 6.1.
> The easiest way to see the differences is probably to check out this page
> from Mandrake's web site:
> Quick summary: Mandrake includes the very latest KDE (1.1.1) and Gnome
> packages, Netscape 6.1, more TT fonts, Pentium optimization, UDMA
> optimization, and a bunch of other things that are listed at that site.
> The install was essentially just like a RedHat install. It's a very nice
> system.
> -Tim
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