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Debian vs Centos? [message #41136] Sat, 27 November 2010 21:22 Go to next message
KB1JWQ is currently offline  KB1JWQ
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I'm building a server that I want to run OpenVZ on (for my private use as a test environment; I'm not going to be hosting other people on this).

Is there a compelling reason to pick Debian or CentOS from an OpenVZ perspective? I'm comfortable using both, but being new to OpenVZ I'm not sure if one has a feature lag or not.

I'm not trying to spark a distro war-- if it doesn't matter, please just say so without disparaging one or the other; they've both got their place.

-- KB1JWQ
Re: Debian vs Centos? [message #41179 is a reply to message #41136] Tue, 07 December 2010 20:02 Go to previous message
TheStig is currently offline  TheStig
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afaik a few features like cpulimits/cpus/cpuunits do not work in the kernels marked as unstable (eg. all precompiled debian kernels out there).

the stable RHEL 2.6.18.* kernels on the other hand may not support a feature from one of the recent kernel versions you like to use.
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