Ben, thanks, I actually need both 32/64 bit recompiles and you've answered both quite nicely. I'll give 2.4.x a punt by myself on 64 bit and see how I go. If things go astray, you'll hear from me again :) Thus spake Ben Collins (firstname.lastname@example.org): > On Thu, Aug 02, 2001 at 02:46:43PM +1000, Craige McWhirter wrote: > > Quick call for advice. I was wondering what people thought of the > > stability / performance of the 2.4.x series on a production Potato > > server? > > What type of system? If it's a sparc32 (sun4m, sun4c, ...), then stick > with 2.2.x, because 2.4.x just wont run well right now. > > If you're talking about an UltraSPARC, I say go for the latest 2.4.x > (2.4.7 right now), as it is much more stable, especially on high end > systems. HOWEVER, you will need to upgrade some packages on potato to > work with 2.4.x. One main thing is modutils (you can recompile the > package if you want, and I can give you quick instructions for > rebuilding the package on potato). There may be others. -- Cheers, Craige.
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