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Re: [SLE] Suse Linux information required - New user
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 12 May 2005 22:51:48 +0200
  • Message-id: <200505122251.48870.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 12 May 2005 22:44, Richard Bos wrote:
> Ken: with your words; do not use YOU on a production machine as it is .....
> etc

That's actually good advice, sort of.

You shouldn't run updates directly on a production machine where uptime is
important. This isn't a suse or linux thing, it's true everywhere. You should
always run a test environment identical to your crucial production machine
where you install new patches and updates first, and only after everything
checks out do you install them on the production system.

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