Archive for the ‘Distributions’ Category The Fedora legacy project has announced that they will discontinue errata updates starting in October. I have a few clients with servers still running 7.3 and 9. RHEL or CentOS is the currently the obvious choice to replace these old Red Hat installs. Red Hat will provide errata for RHEL4 until February 2010 and [...]

Wednesday, July 26th, 2006 at 16:00 | Comments Off
Categories: Distributions, News

For those of you interested in using CentOS instead of RHEL you don’t need to reinstall. By following these instructions you will convert an existing RHEL4 server over to CentOS 4: I downloaded the following files from a CentOS mirror into an empty directory: centos-release-4-2.1.i386.rpm centos-yumconf-4-4.3.noarch.rpm python-elementtree-1.2.6-4.i386.rpm python-sqlite-1.1.6-1.i386.rpm python-urlgrabber-2.9.6-2.noarch.rpm RPM-GPG-KEY-centos4 sqlite-3.2.2-1.i386.rpm yum-2.4.0-1.centos4.noarch.rpm Then ran: rpm [...]

Tuesday, April 11th, 2006 at 09:41 | 5 comments
Categories: Distributions