>Hi, >Sorry this question is a little off-topic... >We've been using Freebsd for many years and all of our servers are running freebsd. >The only thing that is a pain with freebsd, is poor commercial support :( >We are running in a situation where a customer needs Zend platform 3 >(http://www.zend.com/products/zend_platform) which won't be available for >freebsd until the end of the year... >So I will need to setup a machine with linux. >I don't know much about linux distributions, could someone recommend one to >me please. >We are looking for a platform that will support amd64 extensions, will act >as a console only server and that has a good way to install ports and >upgrade. We want something secure and stable. We don't wanna go with Redhat >or any commercial distribution. >I really like the cvsup/make install/portupgrade way of dealing with >software installation and updates and I am looking for something equivalent >on a linux distribution. >Could you recommend a distribution you are using in production, we've check >ubuntu, fedora and Debian, but I wonder what freebsd users recommend... >Thanks I recommend Gentoo or Slackware. I feel that these are most similar to FreeBSD in organization, configuration and third party software management. Personally, I use Gentoo when I can't use FreeBSD. With Gentoo, you can compile everything to be optimized for your specific processor if you want to do so. Best Regards, Rick Apichairuk _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"