[Novalug] Ubuntu LTS for web/email server
jhart at kevla.org
Tue Apr 20 10:56:07 EDT 2010
Thats ok provided you can do incremental updates.
On my main Linux workstation I've been locked into a kernel dependency such
that I can't update most major components without breaking the whole box. Its
this type of problem I'd like to avoid in the future.
BTW, I got into this problem when I decided that running Compiz would be a
cool thing and upgraded my vid card, which required new drivers, which
required a new kernel, which locked me into duel dependencies, which over time
On my server, my VIA vid chipset in conjunction with OpenSUSE 10.2 "problem
software" is very unstable when trying to apply updates. I "overcame" this
little problem by using the following strategy "if it ain't borke, don't FSCK
Until this weekend, everything has been running fine. I've been able to apply
basic updates to Squirrelmail as needed.
It took me several hours to track down a version of clamav that would install
to fix my email problem. Looks like all is well for now, but its only a
question of time until the next thing breaks...
> It means you won't be rotating the platform version out for 2+ years.
> If you upgrade versions, then it does not apply.
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Jay Hart <jhart at kevla.org>
>> A. Developers who want to run non-LTS versions for a deployment for
>> "newer packages" when the deployment of the system will easily be two-
>> plus (2+) years. They should be severely beaten for such. ;)
> I don't understand your comment????
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