Re: [linux-5] Moving back to Windows from Linux?

From: user 1.
Sent on: Tuesday, October 25, 2011 11:09 AM
> I have quite a few bad experience from updates/patchings (including
> Microsoft Windows and vmware ESX) and find the risk of patching my system is
> often more dangerous than retaining them as outdated system.
> So do you guys update your apps and Linux often? Especially Servers? I
> always update my desktop but not server as I can't afford the downtime that
> affect so many users.

If you don't update your servers, you are setting yourself up for
more issues that you should.  I've never run my VMs on anything
other than a RHEL-based environment and all have been more
or less well behaved.  The pain I have felt was when I was asked
to move my VM (that was a Fedora 12 I think) to a VMware
host and it refused to boot. Needed some voodoo for the VMware
to make it work, but fortunately, my VM got back to a RHEL
host and all was well.

Harish

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