CentOS 5 :: RedHat EL Versus 5.5 Packages

Feb 17, 2011

I'm running CentOS V5.5. I am intererested in several packages available under RHEL V5. Is it possible to install these directly into CentOS or should I be looking for a package built for CentOS 5 specifically?

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Slackware :: Pros/Cons Installing From Source Versus Packages

Mar 15, 2011

At work / home / laptops I have about 5 slackware machines. I have always tended to install new packages on each machine from source, generally using slackbuilds when available. I thought I would try 'libreoffice' and reading alien-bobs blog I deduced that a full from source install might be pretty difficult, so I followed his advice and just took the package (.txz file) and used installpkg. To my slight surprise this installed and ran perfectly.

Now I'm wondering if someone would clarify under what circumstances you can just take the slackware package from one machine to another and install. More generally I guess what are the main advantages of building from source. Is it mainly about availability of all the required dependencies?

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General :: Cannot Install Any RedHat Packages

Nov 18, 2010

Recently I Installed New Redhat server while I Install Any Packages It says:

"No such file or directory"
But If I Search the file using [rpm -qa | grep packages_name]
It shows the package , Also If I Use [rpm -qi package_name] It show package Information , Size and Every thing.
Finally when I going install package using [ rpm -ivh package_name] It says
"No such file or directory"

Screen Shot of error link => [IMG]img135.imageshack.us/img135/2430/linuxerror.jpg[/IMG]

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Red Hat :: RedHat Branding Packages - Transform New Install?

Feb 2, 2010

How do I transform my new install of CentOS into a "virtual" RH installation (i.e. artwork, theme, etc). What are the relevant packages?

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Software :: Find RPM Packages For Postgreql , RedHat 3.0 ES , I386?

Feb 3, 2010

Does anybody know where to find RPM packages for Postgreql, for RedHat 3.0 ES, i386 ?

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CentOS 5 Networking :: Ping -I On 5.2 Versus 4.7

Feb 12, 2009

I have two CentOS servers on the same LAN. One is CentOS 4.7 the other 5.2 They both also have a WAN interface to the same remote network. On CentOS 4.7 I can ping the remote network through the CentOS 5.2 server. i.e. ping -I eth0 remotehost On CentOS 5.2 I can NOT force the ping to go out the CentOS 4.7 server without over riding my routing tables to make eth0 a more direct route than the eth1 route.

On 5.2 If I do the ping -I eth0 remotehost, and a tcpdump on eth0, the outbound ping will not be going out eth0, he overrides it and sends it out eth1. In fact, on CentOS 4.7 if I do not have a route to the remote network through the other server (turn proxy arp off on the 5.2 machine), I will get "Destination Host Unreachable". I would ideally like to get the 5.2 machine to behave the way the 4.7 machine does.

My real life application for this is that I have a CentOS server in a location that controls access to the Internet. There is another router on the netowrk that handles traffic back to our corporate office. the CentOS server also has the ability to get to the corporate office. I ping the corporate office through eth0 to find out if the link through the other router is indeed up and active. I want to make this a CentOS 5.2 server but alas, I can not tell if the other route is up or not.

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CentOS 5 :: YUM - Install Versus Upgrade

Feb 18, 2011

How does yum determine to "upgrade" an rpm verses "install" (and possibly delete) a package when performing a yum update? I have read documentation that yum uses the "Obsolete" and "Conflicts" tags within the rpm to determine whether to upgrade or install a new rpm. Is this correct and complete? I recall from somewhere kernel rpms should always be installed and never upgraded. How does yum determine that kernel rpms need to be installed using rpm -i as opposed to rpm -U? I have scanned a kernel spec file looking for clues without any luck.

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Server :: Ubuntu Versus Centos In A Large Web Environment

Mar 8, 2010

I have been a RPM-based distribution guy for a long time (redhat,centos,suse). We have a large shared and dedicated web environment that is starting to require more and more linux. I am in a position to switch gears and move to ubuntu if it makes sense. Things that are important to me are:

1. ease of deployment (both servers and websites themselves)
2. patch management
3. documentation

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CentOS 5 :: 12GB Of RAM On 32bit XEN Kernel - MemInfo Versus XMTop

Feb 10, 2010

I have a server with 12 Gig or ram in it (has per bios detection). Free and meminfo agree.
[root@virtualHost ~]# free
total used free shared buffers cached
Mem: 7726080 794136 6931944 0 50036 391236
-/+ buffers/cache: 352864 7373216
Swap: 8385888 0 8385888

xm top does not :
xentop - 13:36:07 Xen 3.1.2-164.11.1.el5
5 domains: 2 running, 3 blocked, 0 paused, 0 crashed, 0 dying, 0 shutdown
Mem: 12577024k total, 12575312k used, 1712k free CPUs: 4 @ 2833MHz

In my /proc/cpuinfo I can see pae in the flags. None of my domUs are going to need more than 3 GB of ram but I was wondering what is the REAL ammount of RAM accessible to the system. If I run 4 domU at the same time. Around 7 GB or 12 GB?

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Software :: List / Find / Compare The Program Versions On A Centos System Against Redhat / Centos Errata / Security / Bug Lists?

Mar 30, 2011

Is it possible to list/find/compare the program versions on a Centos system, against Redhat/Centos Errata/Security/Bug lists? Sort of looking for a way to make sure that all the packages on a system are ok, and not a security risk-- Without having to update every package. A pseudo code, in my mind is:

[Code]...

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CentOS 5 :: Will Redhat Support CentOS Under Any Circumstances?

Oct 16, 2009

Will Redhat support CentOS under any circumstances? I have heard at my employer that if you setup you system with CentOS and then on down the line you find you need RHEL support that you can purchase a license from Redhat and they will support your CentOS installation.Is that an official policy at Redhat? Unofficial? Or completely untrue?

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CentOS 5 :: Can Redhat Network Be Used For Centos?

Apr 16, 2010

I'm in a research institution with about 20 linux desktops currently running different versions of fedora. The sysadmins used to update and configure each of these machines individually. We want to move to centos to make operating systems more uniform and simplify administration.

The basic needs are: One central, easy-to-use package management for all machines central management of configuration files for all machines. In addition it would be nice to have a local repository with a subset of user-installable rpms. It looks like rhel can do this with the redhat network. Is it possible on centos, too? If yes, is it necessary to pay a subscription to rhn to use their web hosting of services?

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General :: Access Internet In Redhat 5.4 And Centos 5.5

Apr 3, 2011

i am unable to access internet in linux editions (redhat 5.4 & centos 5.5) recently i have taken a reliance internet connection but the think is i didn't get any ipaddress from reliance, but i accessing internet in window 7 and i have triple boot. pls any one give the solution.

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General :: Download Centos Based Rpm But Only Find Redhat Rpm's On The Net?

May 26, 2010

my problem is sinple, I want to download centos based rpm but i can only find redhat rpm's on the net. can I use redhat rpms for centos?

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Server :: Yum Installation And Configuration In Details On Redhat / Centos 5.0?

Feb 21, 2011

yum installation and configuration in details on Redhat / Centos 5.0

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CentOS 5 :: Redhat Cluster Suite - How To Configure Failback

May 6, 2009

i am using the redhat cluster suite (luci and ricci) on my centos 5.3. i have 2 nodes in a cluster. when i poweroff the first node on wich a vm service is running, the service switchtes to node2. so far, so good :) but when i restart node1 the service is not failback to node1! i have created a failover domain with both nodes and priorized whre node1 has prio1 and node2 has prio2.

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CentOS 5 :: Install Redhat 6 Beta Kernel Source Rpm Under 5.5?

May 19, 2010

how to install redhat 6 beta kernel source rpm under CentOS 5.5? I just download the kernel source rpm-- kernel-2.6.32-19.el6.src.rpm. And I tried run "rpm -i ", it was failure. The error message is "error: unpacking of archive failed on file /home/xliang/rpmbuild/SOURCES/Fedora-KVM-allow-userspace-to-adjust-kvmclock-offset.patch;4bf439e4: cpio: MD5 sum mismatch"

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CentOS 5 Server :: Disable Application Monitoring In Redhat Cluster

Dec 22, 2010

I have added apache application into redhat cluster. If the apache process failed, it will cause the service group fail over. I want to disable the application monitoring. I search throung Internet and it depends on the apache init script. If I change /etc/init.d/httpd status always return 0(success). THe service group will not fail over even apache failed.

However, I want to remain the application monitoring but stop failover. If the application like apache failed, I want Redhat cluster to try restart the application like 3 or 4 times. If restart failed, it will not failover.

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CentOS 5 :: Get Centos To Recognize Updated Packages?

Jun 24, 2009

I have a copy of the DVD Iso for centos 5.3. I downloaded the updated packages to the Centos directory and then ran the repomanage perl script to remove the old files from the directory. I then ran the createrepo and the new iso image with the script code below.

baseDir=`pwd`
rhelBuild=`pwd`/dvd-iso-contents
rm -f CentOS_1.0.0.iso
echo "Updating repository"
dvd_discinfo=`head -1 $rhelBuild/.discinfo`
echo "$dvd_discinfo

[Code]...

I am using VMWare to test the build, so I have the cd pointing to the iso image. I get the CentOS to start up find and dandy asking the questions for the interactive boot. It gets thru the stage of checking dependencies and then when it starts to copy down the image to the "harddrive" that is when the problem occurs.

One of the updated files is file-4.17-15.el5_3.1.i386.rpm (file-4.17-15.el5.i386.rpm was removed using repomanage), but the loader is looking for the removed file. I've looked thru any dependencies, but nothing specific for the removed file, all are asking for /usr/bin/file with no specific version numbers. I have run a rpm -test on all the rpms, but haven't been able to look thru that to see if there is a specific request for the version.

I did try this, but it just moved on to the next file. I did not replace the file version, but then it found another problem that was the same as this, the updated file is in the repo, but it is requesting the old version. I looked thru the fileslist and others to see if maybe that was the problem, but they were updated to the new versions.

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CentOS 5 :: CentOS Installing Packages Did Not Select?

Dec 28, 2009

I've noticed this happen with every CentOS installation I've done in the past and it's confusing me. On the software template screen select, I always select "Server" and leave the extras option unchecked, I also check "Customise now". The only things I choose are the editors (to get vi), Web server and server configuration tools (and this time also Java). I didn't select any GUI programs, yet it still installs things like X, GNOME components and also samba. Why does it do that? There no way they're needed for dependencies. Is there something I'm missing when selecting the software components? Why does it still install samba when I didn't select it from under "Servers" components? Or have I misunderstood what software selection does and it installs all those components regardless but doesn't automatically turn the services on?

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CentOS 5 :: Configuring Redhat 5 Enterprise Workstation To Point To 5 Repository Updates?

Apr 7, 2011

If I have Redhat 5 Enterprise workstation, how can I configure it to point to Centos 5 so I can receive updates and fixes through Centos rather than paying for Redhat support ? I heard this can be done, but wasn't sure what the steps are in terms of configuring Redhat

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Red Hat :: Redhat 5 Windows XP Dual Boot Boots Only Into Redhat?

Jan 11, 2011

I had Windows XP working. I then put in a new hard disk and installed Redhat 5 on it. rom then i could only boot into Redhat. Further, everyting is very slow. Anothe rproblem is that Redhat does not see my netwrok so I cannot get onto the Internet. I need to have the choice of booting into XP or Redhat.

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Server :: Change Of Apache Httpd.conf Doesn't Work On CentOS/RedHat?

Jun 30, 2010

I've been trying to make install apache 2.1.8 and php 5.2.3 and work on them. After updating and installing some dependence files, apache and php could both be installed.

Then I tried to configure them. I added the following content to the end of Apache httpd.conf:

Code:

Then I run /path/to/apachectl start, and saw the message:

Quote:

Invalid command 'RewriteEngine', perhaps misspelled or defined by a module not included in the server configuration

Then I remembered that I didn't include the rewrite module while making install apache. So I removed the 2 lines I just added to httpd.conf.

But, after running /path/to/apachectl stop and start again, I could still see:

Code:

When I use firefox to open http://host_ip:8080/, I could see "It works!". But when I open http://host_ip:8080/hello.php (the file is already under htdocs), firefox said
Quote:

Failed to Connect

Why and how to solve it?

I noticed that for some stupid reason, the conf file wasn't updated at all and the 2 erroneous lines were still there.

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General :: Cant Mount Redhat 5.0 From Redhat 4.0 Via Fstab?

May 5, 2011

I cant mount a directory on red hat 5 from red hat 4 using fstab.I keep getting permission denied.I mount directories on the same red hat 5 sys from other red hat 5 and 2 old HPUX systems using fstab.When I try to telnet to it i get "no route to host."

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CentOS 5 :: Xen Packages Not 64 Bit?

Sep 24, 2010

I installed these packages yet Xen virtualizes only 32 bit guests.did I do something wrong to not get 64 bit guests?

[root@hp-p6130y ~]# yum list installed | grep xen
kernel-xen.x86_64 2.6.18-194.11.4.el5 installed
xen.x86_64 3.0.3-105.el5_5.5 installed

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CentOS 5 :: How To Add Source Packages

Apr 29, 2009

I installed CentOS 5 (x86-64). I got a project which was developed long time ago and need to update it so it can be run in the fresh new CentOS 5.2. All I know about the project was that it had been developed with and wxGTK1.2. I look at the makefile, which contains:

---------------------------------------------------------------------
SYSTEM_INCLUDE = -I/usr/X11R6/Include
-I/usr/include/cairo

[code]....

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CentOS 5 :: Yum - Update Packages ?

Sep 21, 2009

Back to my issue. Yesterday when I wanted to update packages...

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CentOS 5 :: No Packages Available With Yum Install?

Oct 18, 2009

I have CentOS 5.3 and need to configure the host for uclinux. I get "No package NN available"??

[Code]....

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CentOS 5 :: Yum Wants To Delete 575 Packages?

Apr 1, 2010

While installing the yum-utils to help trouble-shoot my ailing server, a message said

Quote: * updates: mirror.team-cymru.org
Checking for new repos for mirrors

There are 1 outstanding transactions to complete. Finishing the most recent one
The remaining transaction had 558 elements left to run

There are unfinished transactions remaining. You might consider running yum-complete-transaction first to finish them.

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CentOS 5 :: Can I Remove 32 Bit Packages

Apr 14, 2010

If I do a fresh 'netinst' of CentOS 5.4 x64 on a server, what is the correct way to verify that no 32-bit packages were installed or mixed in with x64? Also can someone tell me if it is safe to remove those 32-bit RPM packages?
I searched the Wiki for 'Post Install Tips' and could not find anything there or on Google.

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