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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 vs. Oracle, CentOS, Scientific Linux Benchmarks

Michael Larabel

Published on 23 February 2012
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 2 of 5 - 8 Comments

First, for an area where there are visual differences between the four Enterprise Linux distributions is their artwork/desktop. Here's a look:


Cent OS 6.2


Oracle Linux 6.2

One note about the Oracle Linux 6.2 release is that it was the only one of the four to have mode-setting issues. On the Core i5 2520M Sandy Bridge notebook the resolution was defaulting to 1024x768 unlike the native 1600x900 resolution on the other EL-6.2 installations while the Linux 2.6.32 and xf86-video-intel 2.16.0 DDX were still in use across. For the Core i7 3960X Sandy Bridge Extreme Edition (Sandy-E) system with the NVIDIA GeForce 8600GT graphics, the VESA driver was being used, as Oracle Linux is not shipping the Nouveau KMS support.


Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2


Scientific Linux 6.2

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