Re: Debian vs Red Hat??? I need info.
Dpkg beats RPM hands down for anyone who has to actualy administer a
number of boxes and wants everything as automatic as possible (for
As far as being able to customize the distro - go all out. You can of
course edit config files at the "vi" level ;) There are also tools to
take the administration of a large number of machines to an even higher
I don't know if the mass installs is a possibility. I imagine it depends
on your idea of an automated install.
On Tue, 16 May 2000, Jeremy Hansen wrote:
> I'm a long time Red Hat user. Basically the company I'm working for is
> currently using Red Hat but for some reason they're considering switching
> to Debian. I personally don't have any experience with Debian abd
> honestly I'm open to anything but I was hoping for some positive feedback
> from people who have used both Red Hat and Debian. My main interests are:
> Dpkg vs RPM
> Both managability and build packages. I have heard a lot
> of "good things" about dpkg.
> Customization of the distro
> We do a lot of customization to our distro. Can this easily
> be done with debian?
> Autoinstall (Red Hat's kickstart)
> This is also something fairly important. We need this as we do a
> lot of mass installs.
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