Redhat Installer & Mandrake Installer was Re: [TriLUG] different versions of 7.2 for sale]
Wed, 31 Oct 2001 11:02:56 -0800 (PST)
And the 64K question is:
Can mandrake detect and install an integrated via chipset soundcard? I
might forget RH72 and go directly to M81 if it could do that.
>From: "al johson" <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: [TriLUG] different versions of 7.2 for sale]
>Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2001 20:55:20 -0500
>List-Id: Triangle Linux Users Group <trilug.trilug.org>
>And the fact that Mandrake recognizes more varied hardware than Redhat
>undoubtedly earns it the distribution of choice for desktop users as many
>magazines say in the awards they hand out. I tell my friends that if you
>want a desktop system get Mandrake, but if you want a server get Redhat
>(because Redhat has become THE system for most of corporate America!).
>Actually the fact that we have two distributions each specializing in
>producing installations tailored for two different groups is really great,
>all the more so since Mandrake (unlike Debian, for example) uses the same
>RPM system of loading software. Still I would like to see Redhat improve
>it's loading software. My goal whenever I load any operating system is
>the O.S. has installed every piece of hardware available on my system!!
>produces a working O.S. (of course). The times I've used RedHat vs.
>Mandrake, Mandrake has consistently installed more of my hardware
>than Red Hat (because Red Hat usually required the use of software OUTSIDE
>the initial installation process to install things like modems, sound
>printers, CD-RW's, etc. In other words, items which are not usually found