Time for me to jump in...
On Tue, 27 Jan 2009, Pete Pokrandt wrote:
I have been using CentOS 3/4/5, both 32 and 64 bit for almost all of my
linux installs, and in fact have even been converting some RHEL boxes
over to CentOS without any problems - mainly because I like yum better
as an update tool than RedHat's update manager.
yum is the updater in RHEL5 :)
Gilbert, if you run into any problems or need advice, feel free to ask
me, I'm very familiar with CentOS.
I am not sure why all Universities don't get Red Hat site subscriptions.
It is *very* economical. At Iowa State, it works out to roughly 7
dollars per machine per year. Students can use it as well on their
* Daryl Herzmann
* Assistant Scientist -- Iowa Environmental Mesonet