[LAU] AVLinux (Was: a bunch of stuff)
markknecht at gmail.com
Thu Jul 30 16:22:24 EDT 2009
On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 12:47 PM, Ken Restivo<ken at restivo.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 07:10:28AM -0700, Mark Knecht wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 6:58 AM, Atte Andre Jensen<atte.jensen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Ken Restivo wrote:
>> >> AVLinux does look very tasty. I'm happy with Lenny for now, but as it
>> >> gets further and further out of date over the next year or two, I
>> >> might consider trying something different.
>> > Did you read this:
>> > http://www.debian.org/News/2009/20090729
>> > Apparently debian has now settled on a two year release cycle. Sounds
>> > bad if you're used to ubuntu's 6 months, but in debian land this is
>> > really something.
>> > --
>> > Atte
>> It's hard for me to imagine how they come up with a number that's
>> higher than the average lifetime of a PC these days... ;-)
>> Still running the same Gentoo 64-bit install I did in 2004. emerge
>> -DuN @world once a week and it's always up to date...
> I have a Debian system out on the internuts (a SPARC32 machine), that hasn't been touched since I installed it sometime in 2001, other than for regular updates.
> Finally going to decommission it soon.
Not even a new kernel?
Anyway, I didn't mean it doesn't happen, because it does. You are an
example. However I doubt that sort of usage model accounts for even 1%
of the machines in use, but maybe I'm wrong?
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