Re: Best Distro for the consumers market ??
On 28 Feb at 14:52 Kamaraju S Kusumanchi <email@example.com> wrote in
> In your case, I would go with either Debian Stable or Ubuntu. Why Debian
> Stable? Because Debian stable is very reliable, stable and never crashes.
Oh, yes it does :(
As a recent convert from Mandriva, I was disappointed to find that it
crashed every Sunday morning; nothing in any log file.
Turns out to be bug #327355, unresolved for 2.5 years, in ide-tape, which
was being called from Amanda after doing the weekly backup. Moving to
ide-scsi (which is deprecated and not available in the stock kernel)
overcomes the problem. I've raised a new bug report (467291), but no
Whilst I like Debian, I'm surprised that the maintainers can let this
situation prevail. But I guess it's a kernel bug, not specific to Debian.
Tony van der Hoff | mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org