On 2008-11-28, Terry Porter <linux-2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Nov 2008 09:39:07 +0000, Gregory Shearman wrote:
>> On 2008-11-28, Terry Porter <linux-2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> On Thu, 27 Nov 2008 19:26:29 -0500, Sandeep Kumar wrote:
>>>> I don't disagree with you on your statements, but I wouldn't go as far
>>>> as to say an expert.
>>>> That would be Gentoo or Linux from scratch.
>>> I don't know about LFS, but this is a Gentoo quad core workstation:-
>>> tp@gronk1 ~ $ uname -a
>>> Linux gronk1 2.6.23-gentoo-r8 #1 SMP PREEMPT Sat Jun 7 01:24:52 EST
>>> 2008 i686 Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz GenuineIntel
>> You are running an old kernel on that workhorse.
> Yeah, but it's a production box, I'll upgrade the kernel when there is a
> feature I can't live without.
> This Linux box processes WiFi orders every day, designs networks and
> draws them, it is used to write crappy Perl code and do 100 other tasks.
Hmmm. That's what I thought. What ain't broke don't need fixin'.
> I'ts bloody good, and improving all the time.
It's great how during an update, when portage itself is updated, the
whole portage update is stopped and reloaded using the new portage.
Gentoo Linux - Penguin Power