Linked by Marc A. Mironescu on Mon 31st Mar 2003 17:18 UTC
Slackware, Slax Slackware is the oldest surviving Linux distribution out there. For those who believe that Slackware was the first Linux distribution I have news, because SLS was before Slackware, but that is another story. It is the most *NIX like distribution and has borrowed many of the things we can find in BSD *NIX. Here is a mini-review of their latest release, 9.0.
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stability criteria and other
by monty on Mon 31st Mar 2003 18:04 UTC

Slackware 9.0 is overall a very up to date release, rock solid and damn stable.

Given that 9.0 has been released on March, 19th, i.e. less than two weeks ago, don't you think the last part of that statement might be a bit rash? I don't want to troll, mind you, I just think 12 days or less (when did you install it?) is too short for such a broad judgement.

I'm surprised about the audigy 2 support - afaik there's no driver for that chip out yet. Could you please tell me the name of the memory module (via modprobe or a look into 'modules.conf')? I'm really interested in that. Thanks.

Last, what's up with that *NIX thing? The name's UNIX. I know about the trademark stuff, but maiming the name thusly won't protect you or anyone else from infringements suits if The Open Group were to pursue such infringements.