I hear you. I too am not looking for support, just a free distro for home use.
I'll say RH9 because I got it working.
You may want to check out Oracle technet / Linux
Whatever you choose, you are going to have to be aware of your glibc version
to install the Oracle patch
Description : The glibc package contains standard libraries which are used by multiple programs on the system. In order to save disk space and memory, as well as to make upgrading easier, common system code is kept in one place and shared between programs. This particular package contains the most important sets of shared libraries: the standard C library and the standard math library. Without these two libraries, a Linux system will not function.
Different versions of Linux distros ship different versions of glibc. .
* * glibc 2.3 - Red Hat 9.0, Mandrake 9.1
* * glibc 2.2 - Red Hat 7.0 through 8.0, Mandrake 8.0 through 9.0, SuSE 8.x, Debian 3.0
* * glibc 2.1 - Red Hat 6.x, Mandrake 7.x, SuSE 7.x, Debian 2.x
You will need patches (available from Oracle) depending on your choice.
I think I'm going to try Fedora next... Sticking with tried and true, until I hear something better. Here's my bit on 8.17 on RH9