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  • This is something that has been long overdue for me to set up, and how I am looking it hard in the face. Back in '94, I was doing REAL X-Terminals into UNIX systems. Watching simple mouse meanderings ...
    Robert MoskowitzRobert Moskowitz
    Aug 21, 2007 at 1:06 pm
    Aug 29, 2007 at 9:07 pm
  • Not a CentOS specific question, although I am running grep on CentOS 4.3 but how would you grep out a series of lines in a file starting at a specific point. For instance, if I have a file named foo ...
    Scott McClanahanScott McClanahan
    Aug 28, 2007 at 2:05 pm
    Sep 3, 2007 at 10:00 pm
  • Hi folks, As a breather from the "thread-now-wider-than-my-headers-window-in-thunderbird" conversation re: mixing repos, I have a question regarding a machine I'm about to put online. :) I run a web ...
    Ray LeventhalRay Leventhal
    Aug 2, 2007 at 2:56 pm
    Aug 22, 2007 at 11:52 am
  • For some reason, when I try to print any graphic PDF (or a PS file made from said graphic), it kills my Minolta 1100 laser printer, and I have to cancel the job, disable the printer and turn the ...
    Mark Hull-RichterMark Hull-Richter
    Aug 1, 2007 at 1:19 am
    Aug 4, 2007 at 1:18 pm
  • I have no idea as to how to size an email server. I was approached by a customer that wanted a single server with RAID 1 disks to handle about 5 million emails a day. In general terms, what ...
    Erick PerezErick Perez
    Aug 24, 2007 at 2:52 am
    Jan 4, 2008 at 8:24 am
  • Hi ppl . I am getting a IBM x3200.. This machine can only support up to 4 x 250GB SATA. I need to have a usable space of 500GB and mirror it to other 500GB. IBM proposed me to get 2 RAID cards. Do ...
    CentOS ListCentOS List
    Aug 29, 2007 at 6:31 pm
    Sep 2, 2007 at 5:13 pm
  • Hey all, For the last 8 months I have been running a postfix / mail scanner setup based on Johnny Hughes' excellent tutorial. For the firs 7 months I have had no issues. This past month I have been ...
    Jason RossJason Ross
    Aug 9, 2007 at 8:39 pm
    Aug 14, 2007 at 1:30 pm
  • Should it be possible to hot-swap SATA drives with Centos5? It doesn't seem to work on my system. Removing an unmounted drive locked the system up, and leaving one out at bootup makes the devices ...
    Les MikesellLes Mikesell
    Aug 21, 2007 at 6:08 pm
    Aug 23, 2007 at 7:40 pm
  • Hi all, My CentOS 5 nameserver is seemingly unable to be queried by anything but itself (localhost, From any other machine, including the primary which *does* transfer zone files ...
    Ray LeventhalRay Leventhal
    Aug 22, 2007 at 7:37 pm
    Aug 23, 2007 at 4:37 pm
  • I am new to CentOS (coming from Fedora) and I really like it! I am having difficulty getting one of my machines to boot and assign the same designation of eth0 and eth1 to the same nics consistantly. ...
    Doug CoatsDoug Coats
    Aug 13, 2007 at 6:38 pm
    Aug 15, 2007 at 2:16 pm
  • For stability reasons, I'm running CentOS 4 for VMware (it's the devil I know). Are there any compelling reasons to upgrade to CentOS 5 for it? I'm relatively new to the whole virtualisation scene ...
    Rogelio BastardoRogelio Bastardo
    Aug 3, 2007 at 5:24 pm
    Aug 7, 2007 at 3:01 pm
  • Just starting and playing around with Xen on Centos 5. I created a new VM (para-virtualized) with the Virtual Machine Manager, installed Centos 5 minimal on it, rebooted after successful ...
    Kai SchaetzlKai Schaetzl
    Aug 27, 2007 at 11:00 am
    Aug 27, 2007 at 10:54 pm
  • I am an experienced MS administrator of W2003 servers & Exchange systems. I have 5+ years UNIX mid-level experience but not in centOS. Grounded in SCO UNIX (the real SCO UNIX). We want to use CentOS ...
    Ken SedlacekKen Sedlacek
    Aug 7, 2007 at 9:17 pm
    Aug 9, 2007 at 1:19 pm
  • I have 8 WD SATA HDD with raid ready (3mbps) hard disks on a 8 port 3ware controller.(on raid 5.) Does anyone have a comparison on SATA raid and SAS raid disk. As you know SAS disk are very expensive ...
    Rajeev R VeeduRajeev R Veedu
    Aug 22, 2007 at 6:51 am
    Aug 23, 2007 at 1:07 pm
  • Almost each time I want to use rpmforge with yum I get a "Metadata file does not meet checksum" error. Yum usually has to try at least five mirrors before it succeeds, sometimes it doesn't find a ...
    Kai SchaetzlKai Schaetzl
    Aug 26, 2007 at 10:31 pm
    Sep 6, 2007 at 6:20 pm
  • Looking at the Dell PowerEdge 440SC web page for Colombia. The box will have two 250 GB SATA drives. The HD controller is: SAS 5IR SAS,Internal Raid Adapter (SAS5IR) for HD Configuration) the options ...
    Lanny MarcusLanny Marcus
    Aug 29, 2007 at 6:56 pm
    Sep 1, 2007 at 11:40 am
  • Hi, I would like to do a network install using PIXES boot, however the ethernet device was not supported by centos installation (RTL8110SC). How do i add this module into the initrd? I know i can ...
    Aug 10, 2007 at 7:19 am
    Aug 20, 2007 at 10:36 am
  • I have a simple automount configuration problem. I've done two similar, clean, Custom installations of CentOS 5.0, on two similar, but not identical boxes. On my box, automount is working perfectly. ...
    Lanny MarcusLanny Marcus
    Aug 13, 2007 at 2:58 pm
    Aug 16, 2007 at 7:34 pm
  • Hi, Apologies for the long post - but I'm being driven crazy by this problem. A while ago I built a new server that is intended to serve as a Xen server running multiple DomU systems used a test ...
    Chris GeldenhuisChris Geldenhuis
    Aug 29, 2007 at 7:22 am
    Sep 17, 2007 at 7:04 pm
  • I am trying to do an rsync or scp from machine1 to machine2. I am getting arg list to long. I am using centos 5 machine 1 and centos 4.5 on machine2. I am using the default shell which is bash. How ...
    Jerry GeisJerry Geis
    Aug 30, 2007 at 3:18 pm
    Aug 30, 2007 at 6:27 pm
  • Hello everyone, Although we use CentOS primarily on our servers, this query is actually more of a general networking question than something specific to CentOS. In the next week or so, we shall be ...
    Matt Arnilo S. BaluyosMatt Arnilo S. Baluyos
    Aug 24, 2007 at 3:15 am
    Aug 27, 2007 at 3:50 pm
  • I've got a Redhat 5 server running Samba, and two dualboot CentOS 5 workstations. Until we get a better backup strategy, I'm backing up the workstations to the server via mounting a shared samba ...
    Scott EhrlichScott Ehrlich
    Aug 18, 2007 at 12:56 am
    Aug 23, 2007 at 2:22 pm
  • Hello Is kernel depends on Centos version, I mean I have installed Centos 4.3 and its kernel version is 2.6.9, but I want to upgrade the kernel to the latest available in kernel.org. also , is there ...
    Aug 19, 2007 at 2:59 pm
    Aug 21, 2007 at 3:16 pm
  • I am currently using Virtual PC 2007 to install/configure CentOS 4.5. I've got the O/S installed ok. However since running a yum update, I can no longer successfully complete an init 5 boot. Virtual ...
    Robert JacksonRobert Jackson
    Aug 10, 2007 at 12:28 pm
    Aug 13, 2007 at 3:24 pm
  • I see the new kernel available in the plus repository... is there some way to view what the differences are between that and the mainline kernel?
    Michael St. LaurentMichael St. Laurent
    Aug 8, 2007 at 11:45 pm
    Aug 9, 2007 at 2:53 pm
  • I have two DELL servers with two Ethernet ports in it. Bith servers have CENTOS 4.5 installed. First Ethernet port connect to public Ethernet line and work correctly. Second Ethernet port I connect ...
    Mcclnx mccMcclnx mcc
    Aug 29, 2007 at 1:41 pm
    Sep 10, 2007 at 11:20 am
  • Hi all, I am running sendmail with MailScanner on CentOS. I want to enable some restrictions. Restrictions are given below. All clients Currently can send Bcc from their workstations as usual. I want ...
    Indunil JayasooriyaIndunil Jayasooriya
    Aug 15, 2007 at 5:29 am
    Sep 3, 2007 at 7:55 am
  • Hello CentOS users, Is there any sort of package tracking system for CentOS? I'm used to Debian where I can view a changelog for each *Debian* specific package. This is great because I can see ...
    Server GremlinServer Gremlin
    Aug 28, 2007 at 3:53 pm
    Aug 31, 2007 at 12:30 pm
  • Hello, I'm running centos5 with the centosplus kernel v2.6.18-8.1.8.el5 and i'm trying to read a drive that has a ufs2 partition on it. It was originally in a FreeBSD machine and has some data i'd ...
    Aug 30, 2007 at 11:07 am
    Aug 30, 2007 at 6:20 pm
  • I just had the strangest experience I can remember since I ran Windowsas my base OS.... Yesterday I was editing a file in the OO Writer (word processor). Today, it will not open. I copied it to a new ...
    Mark Hull-RichterMark Hull-Richter
    Aug 24, 2007 at 5:25 pm
    Aug 28, 2007 at 2:07 am
  • I wrote a bunch of files to a backup DVD about two months ago and now neither of my drives will read it. I get mount errors from "not a directory" to something like "unrecognized file system type" ...
    Mark Hull-RichterMark Hull-Richter
    Aug 20, 2007 at 12:01 am
    Aug 24, 2007 at 5:48 pm
  • This is very OT. If list readers can point me in the right direction, to other mailing lists, or web sites for recommended databases, that will be much appreciated! My wife's doctor wants to move ...
    Lanny MarcusLanny Marcus
    Aug 20, 2007 at 11:48 am
    Aug 21, 2007 at 10:27 pm
  • Im trying to install nfs on my server. i tried to do apt-get install nfs nfs-lock portmap. but portmap is the only one available. Is there a new name for nfs and nfs-lock nowadays? An HTML attachment ...
    Mark QuitorianoMark Quitoriano
    Aug 15, 2007 at 2:03 pm
    Aug 15, 2007 at 6:13 pm
  • I had at one point copied a large number of files between drives and did not use the -p and thus the timestamps were all set to the date of the copy. I did not catch this, and deleted the source. So ...
    Robert MoskowitzRobert Moskowitz
    Aug 6, 2007 at 9:40 pm
    Aug 8, 2007 at 4:13 pm
  • Hello Once Again: Another learning experience question - it is my understanding that CentOS essentially IS RedHat but with any commercial connection removed. That being said, is there any difference ...
    Scott EhrlichScott Ehrlich
    Aug 4, 2007 at 8:31 pm
    Aug 6, 2007 at 12:04 am
  • Is an RPM for Asterisk (the PBX system) available for CentOS 5? It looks like RPMforge is supposed to have one, as I can see dependent packages like asterisk-sounds, but the base package seems to be ...
    Kenneth PorterKenneth Porter
    Aug 4, 2007 at 3:02 am
    Oct 6, 2007 at 9:12 pm
  • Is there a way to use an HTTP proxy (with a user/pass) with yum? Or at least a way to pass a user/pass through yum? I have a situation with a CentOS server behind a web filter appliance. Thanks, Scott
    Scott MosemanScott Moseman
    Aug 21, 2007 at 9:26 pm
    Sep 4, 2007 at 1:40 pm
  • Hi, This morning one of my servers (centos 4.5) refused to boot. The console shows a lopp message grub loading stage2... I've been able to boot from the install CD choosing the rescue option. I can ...
    Aug 29, 2007 at 6:36 pm
    Aug 30, 2007 at 8:21 pm
  • Hi all, I am using heartbeat and drbd on CentOS 5 (see http://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_idx16&forumA for details).. DRBD and heartbeat are working, and now I want to put GNBD ...
    Aug 15, 2007 at 8:05 pm
    Aug 27, 2007 at 11:29 am
  • Hello, Does anyone have a centos5 specific howto or setup notes for fuse? I want to use it to mount an xp ntfs drive on my centos5 box. Thanks. Dave.
    Aug 17, 2007 at 10:27 am
    Aug 17, 2007 at 8:51 pm
  • Im using centos 4.5 and bind 9.2.4-27.0.1.el4, im having a problem propagating updates on domains. when i update the main NS the secondary and tertiary doesn't update automatically. i need to delete ...
    Mark QuitorianoMark Quitoriano
    Aug 11, 2007 at 5:17 am
    Aug 15, 2007 at 11:54 am
  • Just wondering if there was a howto or other URL that explains what is needed to achieve "near native" performance on a xen domU -- for this purpose, I am thinking about a single domU running on a ...
    Johnn TanJohnn Tan
    Aug 6, 2007 at 6:55 pm
    Aug 7, 2007 at 10:20 pm
  • Hi, I have a new server HP proliant DL320 G4, with two 160 GB SATA hdds.. I have installed CentOS 4.5 with mdadm without any problem, but when I disconnect one disk the server does not boot or I ...
    Israel GarciaIsrael Garcia
    Aug 29, 2007 at 9:12 pm
    Sep 20, 2007 at 4:01 am
  • Is there some new trick to making raid devices on Centos5? # mdadm --create /dev/md3 --level=1 --raid-devices=2 /dev/sdc1 /dev/sdc1 mdadm: error opening /dev/md3: No such file or directory I thought ...
    Les MikesellLes Mikesell
    Aug 27, 2007 at 10:56 pm
    Aug 29, 2007 at 5:11 pm
  • I've been looking all over (google, wiki, manuals) for docs, and I can't find any mention of how to set up a CA or certificates *specifically for centos 5 / upstream 5*. There are plenty of generic ...
    Brian MathisBrian Mathis
    Aug 27, 2007 at 9:19 pm
    Aug 28, 2007 at 1:13 pm
  • Having snapshot technology is great. Who else supports it? Thanks. Scott
    Scott EhrlichScott Ehrlich
    Aug 22, 2007 at 4:53 pm
    Aug 22, 2007 at 10:33 pm
  • Hola, estoy usando Centos 4.4 con sendmail y me llega demasiado spam... al menos 50 en el d?a, que debo hacer para que no me llegue tanto spam... que debo configurar... gracias. -- Gracias. ...
    Aug 1, 2007 at 3:14 am
    Aug 21, 2007 at 4:11 am
  • Hello: I have a server with 2 HBAs, and the users keeps complaining about performance problems. My question is, how can I relate the process with high I/O wait? Also, is it possible to see how much ...
    Mag GamMag Gam
    Aug 18, 2007 at 12:06 am
    Aug 19, 2007 at 3:25 pm
  • Hi, Sorry for the newbie question, I've been searching the CentOS site and googled, but I couldn't find an answer (probably my bad). I want to install CentOS 4.5, but I'm having troubles with my CD ...
    Mário GamitoMário Gamito
    Aug 17, 2007 at 4:18 pm
    Aug 18, 2007 at 9:35 pm
  • I've installed ipw2200-firmware-3.0-3.nodist.rf from RPMForge using yum OK. I've loaded the ipw modules with /sbin/modprobe ipw2200 and then /sbin/lsmod | grep ipw which gives: ipw2200 136873 0 ...
    Andy AllenAndy Allen
    Aug 10, 2007 at 2:29 pm
    Aug 14, 2007 at 8:21 am
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