Re: debate over Linux and Solaris

We have 2 boxes running LDM on FreeBSD for the NOAAPort ingest.  You have to
do some configurations to get it to compile and write log files, but it is
running very well.

Jessica Thomale

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> From: Eric J Christeson <christes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Organization: UCAR/Unidata
> Reply-To: echriste@xxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2001 21:33:00 -0500
> To: ldm-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: RE: debate over Linux and Solaris
> 
> As long as we are in a religious war, has anyone thought about
> FreeBSD?  I'm not trying to throw out flame bait, just pointing out
> another alternative.
> 
> eric
> 
> Eric J Christeson   <echriste@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Software Development Engineer
> SSESCO <http://www.ssesco.com>
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-ldm-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> [mailto:owner-ldm-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of
>> Robert Mullenax
>> Sent: Sunday, April 29, 2001 5:03 PM
>> To: stonie.cooper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Cc: ldm-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: Re: debate over Linux and Solaris
>> 
>> 
>> "Stonie R. Cooper" wrote:
>>> 
>> Stone. et.al
>> 
>> I did not intend it as a flame bait..I just have talked
>> to many many people that were forced to go to PC's due
>> to cost cutting measures..and Linux was almost an automatic
>> choice, with no mention of alternatives.  If you read
>> the Unidata support archives and come to the conclusion
>> that Linux is superior for Unidata applications..
>> well I would take issue with that.  I was mainly
>> using this (BTW I still work part time for Unidata site)
>> to reiterate there are all alternatives.  I have always
>> abhorred mob mentalities..I think in many instances
>> the tendency for some of the very "religious"
>> Linux supporters to try to replace every Unix
>> box in the world with a Linux box is as bad as
>> those that would (try to) replace every Unix box
>> with a Windows box.
>> 
>> Robert Mullenax
>> 
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