Re: Need Reasons for switching to Debian from Redhat
In article <20020718122628.7577.PAHUD@pahud.net>, Patrick Hsieh wrote:
> Is the initial installation the key reason in choosing Linux
No. However, how many people fail competely trying to get Debian installed
and never even have an opportunity to make the choice? I doubt the person I
was assisting would have ever gotten Debian installed. This is a person who
has successfully installed Redhat, QNX, Novell, OS/2, and various other OSes.
> However, in Debian GNU/Linux, you don't
> have to worry about the quality.
Apparenty the install process is exempt from the "quality" sticker you've
chosen to apply to Debian?
> Most people get frustrated at the initial Debian installation and decide
> to switch to other distributions with fancy installer at this point. I
> think it's not really wise.
What choice have they got if the install fails and they need a running
> Installation is just the beginning, even it will take me 3 days yet give me
> a complete reliability and hands-off administration, I still think it's
> worth trying.
Except that there's no reason the install should be so difficult (I suspect
that Debian users _like_ it that way to keep the riff-raff out).
Grant Edwards grante Yow! I'm wearing PAMPERS!!
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