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# CentOS>centos>October 2007

## 264 discussions - 1,435 posts

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#### [CentOS] Large scale Postfix/Cyrus email system for 100,000+ users

I'm trying to set up a large scale email system that supports 100,000+ IMAP accounts. We have an existing frontend web interface that does a lookup on a mysql db to figure out which IMAP server to ...
 Matt ShieldsOct 23, 2007 at 3:08 pmOct 28, 2007 at 1:06 pm
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#### [CentOS] Centos 5 on Large Disks.

Hi All, Sorry if this has been answered many times. But i have been going through a lot of pages (via google search). The more i search, the more its confusing me. I have a server with 6 (750G each) ...
 Anup ShuklaOct 23, 2007 at 8:09 amOct 24, 2007 at 6:42 pm
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#### [CentOS] How to export X displays

I have a CentOS server at home and want to view the X display on a laptop running Ubuntu, and not having much success. Here's what's been tried so far: I ran this command on the CentOS server: export ...
 TechlistsOct 10, 2007 at 2:14 amOct 15, 2007 at 1:47 pm
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#### [CentOS] DocX support in OpenOffice

Has anyone got the docx plugin for OpenOffice 2 running in CentOS? I have tried using the OpenOffice.org rpms and the ones in CentOS, but the plugin does not seem to work. To get it working I ...
 First lastOct 18, 2007 at 11:00 amOct 19, 2007 at 10:25 pm
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#### [CentOS] Site about qmail (with CentOS as SO)

Hi all, I'm building this site about email servers - http://www.qmailrules.com It intends to be the *most extensive and comprehensive* site about qmail. It is like a step-by-step book, that intendes ...
 Mário GamitoOct 22, 2007 at 7:09 pmOct 26, 2007 at 8:21 am
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#### [CentOS] Local mirroring of the CentOS repos

I figured I try if I can mirror the base and updates repos locally. There's no tutorial for that, only one about creating your own repo of packages which is not the same. So, I just mirrored all the ...
 Kai SchaetzlOct 10, 2007 at 6:27 pmNov 19, 2007 at 4:49 am
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#### [CentOS] Re: CentOS-5.0-x86_64-bin-DVD-ich9.iso.delta md5 mismatch

Mike, I'm too sorry, I have uploaded iso.delta to different location, so the old one really had different md5. Now there are right md5sums and even x86_64 iso.delta. Sorry to trouble. David md5sums ...
 David HrbáčOct 24, 2007 at 6:38 amNov 8, 2007 at 6:17 pm
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#### [CentOS] apt-cacher for CentOS

Hi All, Is there something similar to apt-cacher available for CentOS? I would like to ensure that an application is only downloaded once to the network and not hundreds of times. If there isn't an ...
 James A. PeltierOct 10, 2007 at 12:14 amOct 12, 2007 at 10:40 am
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#### [CentOS] Conversion of text in shell

Hi! I want to convert the lines 1.1,3.19e-4 1.2,3.05e-3 10.5,9.14e8 (as example) to 1,1 & $3,19 \cdot 10^{-4}$\\ etc.. from one file and save these in a new file Rly lost here except I know I should ...
 Roland HellströmOct 12, 2007 at 8:54 pmOct 15, 2007 at 11:27 pm
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#### [CentOS] ECC RAM Error

Hello Has any one have any experience in ECC RAM Errors. we are seeing ECC fault Errors but I am not sure if it can be related to RAM it self or it is related to bad connection and noise. please let ...
 CentosOct 11, 2007 at 12:57 pmOct 15, 2007 at 3:33 pm
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#### [CentOS] Trying to recover data off SATA-to-SCSI external 2TB ARRAY

Original the array was attach to an HP server via a Smart Array Controller.(which I didn't setup, I just inherited the problem) This controller no longer recognizes the array even though the front ...
 Dan CarlOct 15, 2007 at 4:41 pmOct 16, 2007 at 12:56 pm
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#### [CentOS] Replacing failed software RAID drive

CentOS release 4.5 Hi All: First of all I will admit to being spoiled by my MegaRAID SCSI RAID controllers. When a drive fails on one of them I just replace the drive and carry on with out having to ...
 Hugh E CruickshankOct 7, 2007 at 9:57 pmOct 10, 2007 at 11:47 pm
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#### [CentOS] kernel-2.6.18-8.1.15

Hi, It seems to me, that kernel-2.6.18-8.1.15 is maybe not ok. I have been trying to rebuild my patched kernel RPMS in virtual machine running i686 kernel-2.6.18-8.1.15. It had failed for the three ...
 David HrbáčOct 27, 2007 at 9:07 pmOct 30, 2007 at 1:37 pm
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#### [CentOS] Upgrading PHP + MySQL on CentOS 3

Hi, I have a CentOS 3 server that I need to update to MySQL 5 + PHP4. I downloaded and installed the MySQL client and server RPM packages for Red Hat 3, including the Shared Compatibility Libraries ...
 David ZentgrafOct 23, 2007 at 8:27 amOct 24, 2007 at 9:32 am
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#### [CentOS] question on grep

Is there a command line option on grep that says count ALL occurances on a line not just the first one??? echo "jerry jerry" | grep -c jerry only returns 1 and not 2. Looking at the man page I did ...
 Jerry GeisOct 10, 2007 at 6:15 pmOct 12, 2007 at 3:52 am
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#### [CentOS] Installing Skype in CentOS (4.4)

I'm trying to install Skype on a CentOS 4.4 system and I've followed the instructions on the Skype website at http://www.skype.com/download/skype/linux/repositories.html but when I run yum install ...
 Andrew AllenOct 20, 2007 at 6:43 pmOct 23, 2007 at 7:05 pm
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#### [CentOS] freenx problem with the most recent updates

When running "yum update" on monday, oct 22, I get the following conflicts: Transaction Check Error: file /etc/nxserver/node.conf.sample from install of freenx-0.7.1-1.el5.centos conflicts with file ...
 Joachim BackesOct 22, 2007 at 5:32 amOct 22, 2007 at 4:08 pm
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#### [CentOS] nscd segfaulting on centos 4.5

Does anyone know if there is a fix for nscd segfaulting after a short period of time. Googling for it came up with one result that suggested deleting the files in /var/db/nscd , but that didn't help. ...
 JleeOct 9, 2007 at 6:52 pmOct 10, 2007 at 10:23 pm
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#### [CentOS] ssh X11 forwarding not working

I'm having problems with ssh.com and X11 forwarding ssh: SSH Secure Shell 3.2.0 (non-commercial version) on i686-pc-linux-gnu I am in the process of testing some of my machines with CentOS 5 ...
 James A. PeltierOct 10, 2007 at 12:21 amOct 10, 2007 at 8:54 pm
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#### [CentOS] Zimbra error on centos 4.4

Hi, Is anybody out there that has successfully installed Zimbra on Centos 4.4. I downloaded .tgz for RHEL4 from Zimbra site. it is the opensource edition. * ...
 Indunil JayasooriyaOct 3, 2007 at 7:23 amOct 10, 2007 at 10:14 am
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#### [CentOS] logrotate problem

Dear All Salam, I have syslog server running logs of network devices, I am facing problem about two weeks that my weekly log is not rotating, as i manually runs the script it does, secondly i put the ...
 Umair shakilOct 26, 2007 at 7:29 amOct 27, 2007 at 9:06 am
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#### [CentOS] dovecot fails to start at boot, but starts manually

dovecot-1.0-1.2.rc15.el5 on CentOS 5 I reboot the server and dovecot fails to start. But I can then issue "service dovecot start" and it starts up just fine. How to debug? I don't see anything in ...
 Kenneth PorterOct 24, 2007 at 11:02 amOct 25, 2007 at 2:30 pm
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#### [CentOS] logrotation

Dear all Salam, i have installed logrotation package in BSD, the script runs every night at 3:00 pm night and makes filename.1.gz. but when i use less command to see this gz file it says "do u want ...
 Umair shakilOct 19, 2007 at 6:45 amOct 19, 2007 at 10:08 pm
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#### [CentOS] NIS problems

I've got a RHEL5 server acting as a NIS/NFS server, and connected one C5 machine just fine. I'm trying to connect another, and for the life of me, cannot figure out why NIS won't bind. NFS works ...
 Scott EhrlichOct 17, 2007 at 8:30 pmOct 18, 2007 at 9:08 pm
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#### [CentOS] near-realtime file system replication

Whats available for doing near-realtime master- slave file replication between two CentOS systems? Cronjobs running rsync won't cut it. Ideally, I'd like something that works like SLONY-I does for ...
 John R PierceOct 6, 2007 at 5:51 pmOct 6, 2007 at 9:21 pm
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#### [CentOS] CentOS to support ICH9

Hi, full ICH9 support for Centos 5 can be found http://fs12.vsb.cz/hrb33/pub/ Take it as a workaround until CentOS 5.1 is released. I hope ICH9 to be included in this version. Support is done by ...
 David HrbáčOct 16, 2007 at 4:13 pmNov 2, 2007 at 10:45 am
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#### [CentOS] Time Change

Has anyone noticed the time change from Daylight to Standard Sunday? Is there a fix in the works? -- Bob Taylor <bob8221@gmail.com
 Bob TaylorOct 31, 2007 at 6:51 amNov 1, 2007 at 10:27 pm
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#### [CentOS] Boot Log Problems

Hi, I have just updated from CentOS 4 to 5 and I am seeing a problem with udev during booting, but I am unable to track it down as it looks like the boot.log is not working. The file is there but ...
 Robert SladeOct 28, 2007 at 11:20 amOct 29, 2007 at 11:31 am
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#### [CentOS] forcing device to USB HDD

Hi, I bought an USB external hdd (500GB) to make my backups using dump... but, sometimes my sever recognize the hdd device /dev/sdb or /dev/sdc... my question is: How can I assign a fixed device for ...
 Israel GarciaOct 27, 2007 at 4:20 pmOct 29, 2007 at 9:57 am
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#### [CentOS] script help

Hi I am sure the answer here is really easy but i am stuck! # mount | grep data | awk '{print$1,$2,\$3}' gives me the info i require locally, however i need to execute this over about 1000 hosts so i ...
 Tom BrownOct 26, 2007 at 10:28 amOct 26, 2007 at 1:44 pm
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#### [CentOS] Centos 5.0 Intel G33/P35 Chipset Support (Asus P5K-VM, P5KC)

I have 2 new boxes that I cannot use yet because of problems supporting these newer chipsets in 5.1. Does anyone know when the CD version of 5.0 x86-64 that has support for these chipsets be ...
 Michael RockOct 22, 2007 at 6:08 pmOct 24, 2007 at 6:29 am
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#### [CentOS] bind-9.3.3-9.0.1 RPM BUILD error

Hi, Centos 4.4 comes with bind 9.2.x. I want to upgrade it to bind bind-9.3.3-9.x as bind 9.2.x had a security hole. So I downloaded bind-9.3.3-9.0.1.el5.src.rpm from Centos5 repo and tried to built ...
 Indunil JayasooriyaOct 22, 2007 at 9:03 amOct 22, 2007 at 11:16 am
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#### [CentOS] self signed ssl cert on C5

Hi, Does anyone have a pointer to correct documantation for generating and installing a self signed ssl cert for use on httpd on a C-5 machine? The docs say to use genkey but AFAIK upstream rm'd ...
 Tom DiehlOct 25, 2007 at 4:51 pmOct 25, 2007 at 11:10 pm
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#### [CentOS] rolling your own kernel - guidelines?

Let's say I want to use a much newer kernel - even one from the future, such as the upcoming 2.6.24. :-) What would y'all smart folks do in this case, in order to avoid any possible nasty ...
 Florin AndreiOct 4, 2007 at 4:39 pmOct 25, 2007 at 10:11 pm
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#### [CentOS] fastcgi

Hello is there any fastcgi rpm available. I downloaded fastcgi rpm from pbone.net, but it does not contain mod_fastcgi.so what about srpm ? ...
 CentosOct 24, 2007 at 7:23 pmOct 25, 2007 at 5:09 pm
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#### [CentOS] NIS/YP revelation (I think)

So I configured my Enterprise 5 server to have NFS configured on specific ports via the NFS Server menu option. Since having done that, I am unable to get my two CentOS 5 workstations to bind via YP. ...
 Scott EhrlichOct 23, 2007 at 6:22 pmOct 24, 2007 at 3:49 pm
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#### [CentOS] CentOS 5 - Xen and Vmware Server

Hello everyone, Is it possible to run in at the same time Xen and Vmware, under the same physical host? Best regards, Bruno Sousa No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Free Edition. ...
 Bruno SousaOct 15, 2007 at 5:49 pmOct 16, 2007 at 2:19 pm
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#### [CentOS] Howto reconfigure / rebuild CentOS 5 LiveCD

Hi, I like to add some of my own utilities, etc.. to the CentOS 5.0 LiveCD. IOW I am looking for a way to rebuild the livecd for specific purposes. Can someone reach me handle where to start? The ...
 John DonathOct 14, 2007 at 10:04 pmOct 15, 2007 at 9:05 pm
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#### [CentOS] Directory index forbidden by rule: /var/www/html/

I'm looking to troubleshoot this error when I run "tail /etc/httpd/logs/error_log" [Tue Oct 09 07:22:59 2007] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] Directory index forbidden by rule: /var/www/html/ (I get this ...
 Rogelio BastardoOct 9, 2007 at 3:34 pmOct 11, 2007 at 4:59 pm
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#### [CentOS] expand physical volume

Hi. I added a disk to a hardware raid 5 array and now i want to expand the LVM physical volume. There are now 4 sas 146GB disks in the server. The virtual disk /dev/sdb from the raid controller has ...
 Thomas AntonyOct 6, 2007 at 1:19 pmOct 9, 2007 at 3:56 pm
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#### [CentOS] Cross-platform GUI libraries with drag 'n drop IDEs

OS: CentOS 5.0 x86. I am a programmer, relatively new to GNU/Linux and am looking for cross platform GUI development, mainly for EL5 and Windows. I have found wxWidgets so far. I prefer drag 'n drop ...
 Ioannis VranosOct 1, 2007 at 10:38 pmOct 3, 2007 at 7:24 am
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#### [CentOS] How to create initrd.img

Hi, anyone to point me URL on initrd.img creating? I have custom kernel and want to create initrd.img for install media. mkinitrd /tmp/initrd.img 2.6.18-8.1.14.el5.hrb -v -f create unusable file for ...
 David HrbáčOct 15, 2007 at 1:09 pmNov 17, 2007 at 9:23 am
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#### [CentOS] accurate file size

Hello I was copying some files from one server to other, that I relized the total file size ( sum of all files ) in one server is a bit more than the one that copied from ( about 6 when I do du -s ) ...
 CentosOct 14, 2007 at 8:30 pmOct 29, 2007 at 3:05 am
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#### [CentOS] mp3 recorder?

I have my tape deck connected to my PC's line-in port, but Audacity's unstable release is unable to pick up the audio, though when I select the proper device and play with the volume control in the ...
 Scott EhrlichOct 27, 2007 at 12:08 pmOct 28, 2007 at 2:23 am
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I've been downloading a software for a friend with wget, but as my connexion to internet is not so good, wget downloaded in three parts by example: SetupDxLabelMakerSoftonic.exe ...
 Manuel Enrique Chavez ManzanoOct 16, 2007 at 7:09 pmOct 17, 2007 at 11:49 pm
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#### [CentOS] Logwatch for postfix

On CentOS5 with the latest updates applied, the logwatch filter for postfix returns way too many lines from the log. I get an "unmatched entries" message and all messages that have gone through the ...
 Morten TorstensenOct 2, 2007 at 10:41 amOct 2, 2007 at 10:04 pm
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Hi Centos Users How to enable Repositories mentioned in "What are all the CentOS repositories (directories) and what is each one for?" [0] # yum -y update Loading "installonlyn" plugin Loading ...
 Simon Jolle "sjolle"Oct 31, 2007 at 11:19 amOct 31, 2007 at 1:17 pm
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#### [CentOS] SNMP and MIB

Hello We have Dell servers and need to monitor them through SNMP. but need to install or insert Dell MIBs to our Centos. is copying MIBs are enough ? has any one is using Dell OpenManage on Centos ? ...
 CentosOct 19, 2007 at 1:19 pmOct 29, 2007 at 2:15 pm
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#### [CentOS] Changing php5 with php4 in CentOS 5

Hi, In our server CentOS 5 is installed. Some of our web pages are compatible with php4 but in centOS 5 , php5 is installed and we cannot see our pages. I want to remove php5 and install php4 but i ...
 Can CizerOct 18, 2007 at 11:12 amOct 19, 2007 at 6:50 pm
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#### [CentOS] is there an smp kernel?

I have a dual xeon, dual core box running the xen x86_64 kernel. I've decided against running any guest OS'es most of the time, so I'd like to install an smp kernel, that would hopefully allow me to ...
 Chuck CampbellOct 15, 2007 at 4:32 pmOct 15, 2007 at 11:09 pm