Originally Posted by ben_r_
Well I have the server (which runs lots of other server apps as well) set to auto update, so its always self applying the latest Microsoft pushed out security updates, and I had no issues with anything running on XP for years. What are you running that needs the latest and greatest?!
Although not precisely my problem since I'm not using this Mac as the music server yet, one small example: I cannot install the current iPhoto without upgrading not only to Mountain Lion, but all the patches released for it, as well, some of which are changing networking behavior (still not fixing it, by the way, as one can see from the Apple support boards).