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From: Cathy Sarisky (cathy_at_acornhosting.net)
Date: Thu 10 Oct 2002 - 15:11:18 BST


I'm a little worried by your comment that I'm "throwing rocks." If you mean I
was criticizing, that wasn't my intent. Anyone who'd like one is welcome to a
list of what I've got on my vservers.

Cathy Sarisky

On Thursday, October 10, 2002 4:55 AM, Roderick A. Anderson
[SMTP:raanders_at_acm.org] wrote:
> On Wed, 9 Oct 2002, Cathy Sarisky wrote:
> > I'm spawning ~200MB vservers, POST unification. Of course, that
> > includes (ununified) source code and compiled executables for
> > PostgreSQL and AOLserver, in addition to all the usual stuff you might
> > want on a server.
> [snip]
> > RPMs that can DEFINITELY go:
> >
> > iptables/chains/etc
> > anything firewall related (requires iptables/chains/etc)
> > kudzu <-- evil. May hang during vserver start if the vserver user turns it
> > on with chkconfig.
> > Anything related to the sound card (duh.)
> > Anything related to burning CDs (duh. But I got both on my last dedicated
> > server installed by the server provided, so watch for it.)
> > almost anything involving networking or the kernel.
> This is great, but ...
> > I prefer to trim down than build up, since there's always something I
> > want that I'll miss if I try to build up.
> you know what would be greater? Yup, your idea (rpm list) of a trimmed
> down vserver install. :-)
> It is so much easier to throw rocks than to build. Mind you, I wouldn't
> throw rocks.
> Rod
> --
> "Open Source Software - Sometimes you get more than you paid for..."

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