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  • Now that I've been enlightened to the terrible write performance of ext3 on my new 3Ware RAID 5 array, I'm stuck choosing an alternative filesystem. I benchmarked XFS, JFS, ReiserFS and ext3 and they ...
    Kirk BocekKirk Bocek
    Oct 2, 2006 at 11:41 pm
    Oct 9, 2006 at 11:58 am
  • Gents, I have added the following to /etc/mail/sendmail.mc and rebuilt it trying to control spam. I still get about 25 spam messages a day. Is there something else that can help control spam? Thanks ...
    Jerry GeisJerry Geis
    Oct 25, 2006 at 2:22 am
    Oct 31, 2006 at 5:14 am
  • I have two identical servers. The only difference is that the first one has Maxtor 250G drives and the second one has Seagate 320G drives. OS: CentOS-4.4 (fully patched) CPU: dual Opteron 280 Memory: ...
    Bowie BaileyBowie Bailey
    Oct 12, 2006 at 8:22 pm
    Oct 17, 2006 at 4:52 pm
  • We are running backup softwares for incrementals/differentials and full backups with variouse softwares currently using dirvish scripts + amanda .. what is everyones views on other opensourced backup ...
    Oct 22, 2006 at 6:41 pm
    Nov 7, 2006 at 12:28 am
  • I am having some issues (e.g. System lock ups) with my ATI 9250 Video card. I am thinging about replacing it with either a Nvidia FX5200, FX5500, or a FX5600 card. Is anyone using one of these cards ...
    Oct 18, 2006 at 3:00 pm
    Oct 19, 2006 at 9:29 pm
  • There is a new Web Application Stack that I would like to get the RPMS for into CentOS Plus. I am trying to get the upstream provider to the provide these SRPMS to their public FTP server, but so far ...
    Johnny HughesJohnny Hughes
    Oct 14, 2006 at 1:05 pm
    Mar 12, 2007 at 11:30 am
  • So what does everyone else think of Oracle's announcement? http:// developers.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid/10/25/2316221 I kind of think that they are going to be hurting RedHat (a valuable partner ...
    Tarun ReddyTarun Reddy
    Oct 26, 2006 at 3:46 am
    Oct 31, 2006 at 12:48 am
  • I have a server that frequently hangs while rebooting. I see no errors, but during the boot process it stops at this stage: Initializing hardware... storage network audio The cursor sits just after ...
    Bowie BaileyBowie Bailey
    Oct 11, 2006 at 3:43 pm
    Oct 12, 2006 at 12:52 pm
  • Just curious but is there a limitation on the number of files in a directory? I am using ext3. I'm not concerned about file size just the number of files. Thanks, Jerry
    Jerry GeisJerry Geis
    Oct 17, 2006 at 4:59 pm
    Nov 7, 2006 at 4:56 pm
  • The Highlights: -CentOS 4.4 & CUPS -HPLIP Installed -Running as server, no GUI. -Can print from command-line no problem. -Printing from Windows XP via Samba puts job in the correct queue, job is ...
    Les BowditchLes Bowditch
    Oct 16, 2006 at 4:09 am
    Oct 18, 2006 at 8:53 pm
  • hey guys, CentOS has a stand at the LinuxWorld Expo, London on the 25th and 26th of Oct 2006. And we need some help! We need a few people to come down and help at the stand, talk to visitors and ...
    Karanbir SinghKaranbir Singh
    Oct 4, 2006 at 9:42 am
    Oct 31, 2006 at 11:02 am
  • Hi there --- for some reason I am getting really weird keyboard behavior on the CLI (no xfs or anything running). Centos 4.4 yummed up. For example if i type "root" to login, I get "rot" or sometimes ...
    Oct 4, 2006 at 3:27 pm
    Oct 10, 2006 at 2:51 pm
  • Ok, I'm finally of a mindset to replace my now tired, aging Dell Inspiron 600m. I'm currently running Fedora Core on it, and am fairly happy with the software. Has anybody used CentOS on a Macbook ...
    Benjamin SmithBenjamin Smith
    Oct 25, 2006 at 11:15 pm
    Oct 27, 2006 at 4:34 pm
  • Hi list, I have 2 Centos 4 servers running the Horde system, apparently identical in configuration, but they are behaving differently... On one, when emails containing a Pound Sign (?) are displayed ...
    Andy WrightAndy Wright
    Oct 20, 2006 at 12:56 pm
    Oct 20, 2006 at 5:03 pm
  • Hi, I had the following problem today. Because of a misconfigured network switch one system suddenly didn't have any network. After a reboot (with the network still unavailable) NTPD refused to ...
    Dag WieersDag Wieers
    Oct 11, 2006 at 4:56 pm
    Oct 12, 2006 at 2:19 am
  • Hi, I just wrote a mini-howto to the installation, configuration of cacti on a CentOS host. Step-by-step, easy-to-follow instructions. Please have a look, make comments and let me know if I should ...
    Ugo BellavanceUgo Bellavance
    Oct 6, 2006 at 5:18 pm
    Oct 9, 2006 at 2:05 pm
  • I think I am encountering a download file size limit on centos 4 with httpd-2.0.52 The file in question is 5.2G in size, it does not show up in a browser directory listing, and I'm getting the error ...
    Tony SchreinerTony Schreiner
    Oct 20, 2006 at 6:32 pm
    Oct 21, 2006 at 2:10 am
  • Hi This topic is perhaps not for this list, but it I'm running on a CentOS 4.4 and it seems that a lot of people here uses 3Ware and RAID volumes. I did a RAID migration on a 3Ware 9590SE-12, so that ...
    Christian WahlgrenChristian Wahlgren
    Oct 15, 2006 at 5:14 pm
    Oct 20, 2006 at 4:24 pm
  • Hi, I'm about to setup a CentOS4 server to install VmWare Server on it. Then I'll run 2 main guest OS, Microsoft SBS 2003, and a CentOS development LAMP server. Except from the clock settings, is ...
    Ugo BellavanceUgo Bellavance
    Oct 16, 2006 at 7:43 pm
    Oct 19, 2006 at 3:26 pm
  • Hello I have an OS installation and data on a 40 gb drive that I would like to image to a 80 gb drive. I don't care if the resulting partition layout on the new drive is only 40 gb making me lose ...
    Joseph ChengJoseph Cheng
    Oct 6, 2006 at 6:27 pm
    Oct 11, 2006 at 6:33 pm
  • I ordered and just received today a new Dell Inspiron 640m laptop (it also goes by the name E1405). Anyone tried installing CentOS on this laptop? It's the wireless drivers I'm most concerned about; ...
    Oct 31, 2006 at 10:29 pm
    Nov 4, 2006 at 1:24 am
  • I am about to lease another server to be a backup web/mail server with a replicated mysql database. The current live server is a dual Xeon 2.8Ghz. Would I do better to get another Xeon server or an ...
    Mike KercherMike Kercher
    Oct 26, 2006 at 6:39 pm
    Oct 31, 2006 at 12:01 am
  • Hiya folks, Maybe someone can help me with this question. I'm a long time mutt user. However in recent years, I have been a member of an increasing number of mail lists. And an increasing number of ...
    David MackintoshDavid Mackintosh
    Oct 30, 2006 at 2:48 pm
    Oct 30, 2006 at 5:21 pm
  • I've just attempted to reinstall my ancient laptop that has Pentium MMX processor. Since it is ancient, I've decided to go with CentOS 2.1. Got stuck, installer claims I need at least i686. Hmmm... I ...
    Aleksandar MilivojevicAleksandar Milivojevic
    Oct 15, 2006 at 7:22 pm
    Oct 18, 2006 at 3:19 am
  • I know there are a few 3Ware fans here and I was hoping to find some help. I just built a new server using a 3Ware 9550SX-4LP with four disks in raid 5. The array is fully initialized but I'm not ...
    Kirk BocekKirk Bocek
    Oct 1, 2006 at 3:56 am
    Oct 16, 2006 at 8:18 pm
  • Dear list, I am planning to buy a new server -because the new Core2 Duo based Xeons (5100 series) are considerably faster in some scenarios than Opteron machines while not beeing more expensive, I ...
    Marc SaricMarc Saric
    Oct 31, 2006 at 2:12 pm
    Nov 1, 2006 at 2:02 pm
  • I just setup an old box with CentOS 4 and I'm having a very strange problem. The keyboard is functional throughout the startup process of the machine. I get the login prompt and I get just enough ...
    Eric H ChristensenEric H Christensen
    Oct 21, 2006 at 2:02 am
    Oct 22, 2006 at 9:06 pm
  • Sorry to bring this topic up again, but I am confused as to why yum needs an older version and how to resolve the problem. I get this error from yum: Error: Missing Dependency: httpd = ...
    Todd CaryTodd Cary
    Oct 4, 2006 at 3:43 pm
    Oct 15, 2006 at 3:36 am
  • Everyone, I am a new user of Centos and have started the process of becoming informed as to what centos can do. Sorry to ask a simple question but can you tell me where centos 4.4 compares with Red ...
    Gregory P. EnnisGregory P. Ennis
    Oct 30, 2006 at 4:36 am
    Nov 1, 2006 at 9:32 pm
  • Hi, I have a centos 4.4 box running Apache serving up web pages. One of my customers has a marketing firm that once a week pulls all of the content so that they can do their thing. When they do this ...
    Tom DiehlTom Diehl
    Oct 21, 2006 at 12:49 pm
    Oct 22, 2006 at 8:59 pm
  • Hi, I am running a CentOS 4.3 machine. I wish to move on to 4.4. My problem is that I have some 60 duplicate packages listed below. The kernel and gpg-pubkey packages are different versions of the ...
    Oct 9, 2006 at 3:15 pm
    Oct 12, 2006 at 3:17 pm
  • Greetings, I'm seeing some weird issues surrounding the 2 terabyte limit on my 3ware (9590SE, PCI Express model) raid controller. Currently, the raid array is 6 x 500GB disks for a total of around ...
    W SW S
    Oct 5, 2006 at 4:31 am
    Oct 9, 2006 at 2:46 am
  • Hi, I seem to be going round in circles trying to install php-gtk for Agata on a CentOS 4.4 installation - the configure keeps falling out with: checking for libglade-config... no checking for ...
    Nigel KendrickNigel Kendrick
    Oct 2, 2006 at 11:43 am
    Oct 2, 2006 at 1:05 pm
  • Is anyone aware of a package that can detect viri on the network & possibly alert when there are? Here is the scenario: Our network is utilized by guest users all the time, sometimes into the ...
    Oct 10, 2006 at 3:38 pm
    Apr 25, 2007 at 3:57 pm
  • OK so at some point I borked my mysql 4.1.20 installation on my x86_64 system. Possibly relevant: I have enabled the centosplus repository in yum.conf because I needed a package from there. I have ...
    David MackintoshDavid Mackintosh
    Oct 31, 2006 at 5:02 pm
    Oct 31, 2006 at 6:33 pm
  • Anyone have the Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-350 card running on CentOS 4.X? What about MythTV? One of my users asked me today to upgrade the kernel on his CentOS 4.4 system today as he claims that this card ...
    Alfred von CampeAlfred von Campe
    Oct 27, 2006 at 3:42 am
    Oct 27, 2006 at 7:59 pm
  • I am trying to use CentOS 4 on this machine and it does not allow me to set DMA to 1, it just says that it is not possible. I have tried updating to the latest release and it still won't work. I have ...
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    Oct 23, 2006 at 9:53 pm
    Oct 24, 2006 at 10:50 pm
  • Hi, I'm trying to move the MySQL data directory to /home/mysql like I have done with every other install I have done before but the difference is this time I am trying to have SELinux active instead ...
    Peter KiemPeter Kiem
    Oct 10, 2006 at 12:33 pm
    Oct 10, 2006 at 3:23 pm
  • Apologies if you get this twice - the first one didn't seem to make it... Hi Guys, I have just replaced a faulty Max...woah, wait...this one's a Seagate... IDE hard disk but I cannot remake the ...
    Nigel KendrickNigel Kendrick
    Oct 5, 2006 at 7:45 pm
    Oct 10, 2006 at 3:07 pm
  • Hi Guys, I'm looking for a VPN solution that will run on CentOS. I've used PopTop with success but some clients have problems at hotels and other firewalled locations. If anyone can suggest something ...
    Shawn EverettShawn Everett
    Oct 5, 2006 at 9:39 pm
    Oct 6, 2006 at 1:00 am
  • I am in the process of updating a dozen or so workstations from CentOS 4.3 to CentOS 4.4. I set up a local YUM repository, and have been able to successfully update all systems except for one. Both ...
    Alfred von CampeAlfred von Campe
    Oct 2, 2006 at 9:14 pm
    Oct 4, 2006 at 9:05 am
  • Hello After i have upgraded to centos 4.4 i have a problem during the boot with NFS, CentOS can't mount NFS shares: Oct 2 11:47:28 s2 mount: mount: mount to NFS server '' failed: Oct 2 ...
    Alessio CecchiAlessio Cecchi
    Oct 2, 2006 at 12:43 pm
    Oct 2, 2006 at 3:22 pm
  • I will be out of the office starting 17/10/2006 and will not return until 30/10/2006. I will respond to your message when I return.
    Justin MorganJustin Morgan
    Oct 16, 2006 at 6:01 pm
    Jun 19, 2007 at 3:15 pm
  • Has anyone downloaded firefox 2.0 and tried it? I just did. I am very confused. I download the firefox-2.0.tar.gz Untared it and the readme.txt was one sentence. nothing useful. There is no ...
    Jerry GeisJerry Geis
    Oct 27, 2006 at 1:01 pm
    Feb 16, 2007 at 2:50 pm
  • I've had problems with nscd crashing every few days on my CentOS 4 mail server for a while now. The problems started maybe around CentOS 4.2, although I don't remember for sure. My debugging efforts ...
    Josh KelleyJosh Kelley
    Oct 7, 2006 at 6:34 pm
    Jan 25, 2007 at 6:20 am
  • Hello all. I have a server with a linux software raid1 setup between two drives of the same model....one hard drive as primary ide master and second hard drive as secondary master. Now primary master ...
    Joseph ChengJoseph Cheng
    Oct 28, 2006 at 3:28 pm
    Nov 15, 2006 at 8:41 pm
  • Hello, I need to setup a NAS server on Centos. The machine will be: Dual xeon/Dual Opteron 4GB memory 13x 320GB SATA + 1 hotspare 1x 320GB SATA for OS The server can do RAID5,6,or 10. Has anyone ...
    Alexandru AsofieAlexandru Asofie
    Oct 31, 2006 at 9:35 am
    Nov 2, 2006 at 11:06 am
  • Hi All, Need some information on getting the right storage array to buy for my cluster configuration can anyone help me with this my Setup so far 2 Athlon 2800 Sempron System 1 Wti Network power ...
    Sherwyn GreeneSherwyn Greene
    Oct 17, 2006 at 1:14 pm
    Nov 1, 2006 at 1:09 pm
  • Hi all, Ive done this before but the solution alludes me now. Can someone please remind me how to change the default Redhat behavior of root email being sent from root@server.domain to root@domain. ...
    Tony WicksTony Wicks
    Oct 30, 2006 at 10:45 pm
    Oct 31, 2006 at 3:35 am
  • I need some advice. I updated the kernel but when I restarted my computer I got the following error message: -- I cannot start the X server (your graphical interface). It is likely that it is not set ...
    Corwin BurgessCorwin Burgess
    Oct 21, 2006 at 2:22 am
    Oct 24, 2006 at 6:09 pm
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