[Linux4christians] Long week.
pastordavid at bibleseven.com
Thu Jun 12 08:48:01 EDT 2008
> RHEL bloated?
I am afraid that my RHEL familiarity goes back a number of
years. I gather that they have cleaned things up?
> But, to be honest, RHEL is not designed to do what Puppy is. The
> kernel and the devices and features it is compiled to support
> determine the "bloat" level, not the distro. If I recompiled RHEL's
> kernel (as I very well can) to only support the hardware I need to
> run it on, it might be just as small as Puppy's.
OK. That makes sense - though other than Linux sys admins
and a small cadre of geeks, recompiling any distro is an
unusual exercise. To most a generic distribution not
optimized for size and efficiency looks like MS-bloat.
I misread the question as addressing enterprise and/or
home user apps and was imprecise in not labeling my post
as focused on the "home user" side. For home users, and
many small businesses and non-profits and educational
environments, Puppy is more than adequate.
> Besides that, Puppy will never cut it in an Eterprise Server
> environment, its not meant to. The Monitoring, the storage, the
> number of users, all combine to put a heavy load on a real server,
> and puppy just isn't compiled with the support for those things.
Understood. I was a sys admin in the 80's ... lost track of
lots since then ... :-)
Thanks for the update!
Be blessed as God blesses others through you! Pastor David
Senior Associate Pastor
First Baptist Church of Spring Hill, FL
Personal Site: http://bibleseven.com
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