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Mat Harris mat.harris at
Thu Jan 2 15:01:23 PST 2003

i am only using advanced server because the company i work for has just
bought copies of it for another project (i'm not involved) but I get copies
(without support)

On Thu, Jan 02, 2003 at 11:06:56PM +0000, John Hearns wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-01-02 at 21:25, Mat Harris wrote:
> > 
> > BTW i am going to set up a 4 node (3+1 head) cluster using RedHat Advanced
> > Server 2.1 on some old machines at work (PII-450, 256Mb, 10Gb (master:
> > PIII-950, 512Mb, 30Gb)), are there any pointers you can give a first-timer
> > with relatvely no C knowledge.
> Hardware sounds fine to me!
> But why specifically Redhat Advanced Server? That is really aimed at
> corporates, who want a stable distro with paid for support.
> I would venture to say that you would be better using an up to date 
> 'ordinary' Redhat distribution for this. 
> Choice of 7.3 and 8.0 left up to the choir :-)
> Also are you aware that Mandrake have a cluster-specific distribution?
> Me, I've never tried it (same goes for RH Advanced!)
> but it might be fun...

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