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Re: Converting to Debian

Thanks for the suggestions/comments.  Sorry, I did misunderstand the purpose
of this list.  It is GNU Debian Linux I was planning on moving to.  I'll
check out the isp list.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Ineson" <debian-bsd@sneakerpimp.fsnet.co.uk>
To: <debian-bsd@lists.debian.org>
Cc: "Ben Bass" <bbass@smipc.net>
Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2003 1:22 PM
Subject: Re: Converting to Debian

> Ben Bass said:
> > I'm working for a small ISP and we currently run BSD/OS 4.3.  Been quite
> > disappointed with it lately and looking to convert over to Debian.  I've
> > searched all over but I can't find any good info on converting BSD's
> > password file to Debian.  Anyone with experience with this?
> If you mean Debian GNU/Linux, you're asking in the wrong place.
> If you mean Debian (Free|Net)BSD, I suggest you look elsewhere. The ports
> have made great progress, but I think the developers would agree that
> deploying them in a production environment would be unconscionable.
> In the case of an ISP, I expect your priorities are reliability and
> simplicity, rather than powerful tools for managing packages, cruft, etc.
> Given this, and your current setup, I'd consider using the standard
> FreeBSD, NetBSD and OpenBSD distributions before Linux.
> -- 
> John Ineson
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