Cent OS migration

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Mon May 9 13:58:57 CDT 2011


----- Original Message -----
> From: "Walter Vaughan" <wvaughan at steelerubber.com>

> You most definately will want to make sure your user id's are
> identical between the two systems, otherwise stuff like @CB will have wrong information.

Excellent point.

> Also, do you have any expertise maintaing a linux box? If you want
> something closer
> to SCO in mentality, FreeBSD and SCO have the same grandparents. Linux
> is like
> the cute girl that moved into town. Stuff isn't always where you
> expect
> to find it,
> and you may get a surprise if you reach into the wrong place.

Oh, don't *even* send him to BSD.

CentOS and SuSE 11 are the only rational free Linuces for business use.

*Any* of the BSDs are so much less well supported that they'll drive you
straight up a wall.

Cheers,
-- jra




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