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SubjectRe: Linux 2.2.18pre4
On Sun, Sep 10, 2000 at 07:57:38PM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:

So basically the situation is that people prefer to switch the
whole OS as opposed to applying a kernel patch?

Logical or otherwise, people _do_ this. I know plenty of people who
install linux or Redhat from the CD -- they never build their own
kernels, etc. It's not something they would consider; they like the
'shrink-wrap' stuff (sans security updates).

I don't know where Linux NFS is at right now; but in the past I've
tested it and it was pretty terrible compared to freebsd )I forget
what version) and solaris. The servers are NetApps if that matters.

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