[Off-Topic] RHEL (was Re: fedora-it community site on Ubuntu server)

Rahul Sundaram metherid at gmail.com
Tue Jan 11 06:29:10 UTC 2011


On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 12:57 AM, Christoph Wickert <
christoph.wickert at googlemail.com> wrote:

> Am Montag, den 10.01.2011, 17:51 +0100 schrieb Matthias Kranz:
> > On 01/10/2011 05:45 PM, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > > It works for me - *on servers and clients*.
> > >
> > > That said, to me the real issues with Fedora on servers is not the
> > > life-cycle. It's Fedora silently having been converted into a (mostly
> > > single-user) desktop OS, with many of its key components not being
> > > suitable for server usage.
> >
> > Which components or functionality do you exactly mean? I am really
> > wondering because Red Hat Enterprise Linux, the most successful
> > Enterprise Linux distribution for servers in the market for years, is
> > based on Fedora. So, apparently you expect something from Fedora which
> > almost no one else is expecting?!
>
> NetworkManager is a typical case of desktop usage. It doesn't so
> brigding, binding, trunking and all the things you need for a server.


To be fair, NM plans to support all that.  It just needs more developer
time.

Rahul
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