Re: currency vs. stability -- was Re: [Jeff Covey @ Freshmeat] We Are Losing the Browser War

From: Stephen D. Williams (
Date: Thu Mar 29 2001 - 17:48:55 PST

Who has native support for ReiserFS (i.e. at install time) besides SuSE

I thought RedHat 7.0 added it, but I just found out differently.

ReiserFS is a requirement for me, at least for laptops and servers.


Eirikur Hallgrimsson wrote:
> On Wednesday 28 March 2001 15:19, Strata Rose Chalup wrote:
> > So, is your laptop which you use as your central focus in life and
> > work a production system or a tech end user system?
> It is this dichotomy (and my flip-flopping) that causes me much
> frustration both for my mnemonic prosthesis and general "raster-age talisman"
> laptop and my major workstation at home. I want the latest, but I need
> stability, too. I really hate restoring backups or backing-out buggy updates.
> The laptop is stable for the moment because there is no beta of LinuxPPC at
> the moment. At home, the Pentiums are struggling with "Tractopel," the
> Mandrake 8.0 betas. Be afraid. A rational project manager would call that
> state pre-Alpha. Mandrake is now shipping everything that I have to install
> to make a Linux distribution home for me, save for the network sniffers that
> I don't expect to be installed by a generic distribution. I would have
> expected the Mandrake Update utility to work in the second beta, so that you
> could get out of the beta state when 8.0 is released, but no, that's still at
> the 7.2 version, which is bombing. I should create an icon of a kitchen sink
> for them. With a bomb in it.
> Eirikur

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