Re: Linux vs. DOS-NOS
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org (Martin Lines)
- Subject: Re: Linux vs. DOS-NOS
- From: email@example.com (Alan Cox)
- Date: Fri, 13 Jan 1995 14:52:14 +0000 (GMT)
- Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
- In-reply-to: <MAPI.firstname.lastname@example.org> from "Martin Lines" at Jan 13, 95 01:09:45 pm
> However, the arrival of the 386 gives an opportunity to run LINUX
> instead. Could someone out there explain the advantages/disadvantages
> of going to LINUX and provide a shopping list of the components
> I will require (ie. Linux version, patches, add-ons etc).
If you are just going to use it as a dedicated AX.25/IP router as your
description sounds the NOS seems a better choice (personally I'm a big fan
of geriatric PC's running G8BPQ for AX.25 work, with IP routed off to your
'real' 8) computer - that doesnt give you a POP3 client handy though.