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Re: [vox-tech] hdparm for scsi emulated CDROM drives?
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Re: [vox-tech] hdparm for scsi emulated CDROM drives?

On Wednesday 14 May 2003 11:00 am, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> On Wed 14 May 03, 10:37 AM, Ricardo Anguiano <anguiano@codesourcery.com> 
> > Peter Jay Salzman <p@dirac.org> writes:
> > > On Wed 14 May 03,  9:44 AM, Robert G. Scofield <rscofield@afes.com> 
> > >> On Wednesday 14 May 2003 12:28 am, Mark K. Kim wrote:
> > >> > S But much better in terms of quality of what I ended up with in
> > >> > the end compared with RedHat or Mandrake, though.
> > >>
> > >> How?  Can you given an example?
> > >
> > > not releasing beta copies of gcc that don't compile the kernel.
> >
> > Yeah, that's a not good.  Thankfully gcc is not hard to install from
> > source.
> heh.  no thanks.   :)

On every linux distro I have cept this last mandrake, first thing I have done 
is grabbed the latest gcc, and recompiled it from the source. 

> > > apt and apt related tools
> >
> > Apt for redhat:
> > http://apt.freshrpms.net/
> does it come with apt by default?
> in addition, debian allows you to run a *very* stable operating system,
> an up to date system, or a truly bleeding edge system, depending on what
> you want to set up.  you can even mix and match all three, so you can,
> for instance, run a very rock solid system but have truly bleeding edge
> copies of the mesa and sdl libraries, for instance.

Problem with debian is its the debian way or a broken system.  Which is not 
the way I want to go. 


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