Advice for a debian server

J. Epperson Dell at
Tue Sep 7 06:57:39 CDT 2010

On Tue, September 7, 2010 06:44, Morten P.D. Stevens wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 3:01 AM, Tim Connors <tim.w.connors at>
> wrote:
>> But if you know what you're doing, often debian is better.  Depends on
>> your needs and skills.  We run debian fine here, with no difficulty
>> talking to the raid cards and hardware sensors etc that we use, and
>> because debian is a far better quality distribution than redhat (and
>> thus centos), and is a bit more engineered (rather than slapped
>> together with 100mph masking tape) than ubuntu, you might get a lot
>> better mileage out of it.
> FYI:
> RHEL is a commercial enterprise linux distri and debian is a not reliable
>  opensource project with hobby developers.


The origin of the Debian name is similar to that of many tattoos.
Red Hat is not named after a Cornell jock strap.

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