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  • Hi, We've got a fresh CentOS 5.4 box, and the only glitch so far is that /etc/init.d/smb doesn't start smbd. It claims it does - shows "[ok]" - but only nmbd ends up running. Even setting a higher ...
    Whit BlauveltWhit Blauvelt
    May 20, 2010 at 1:21 pm
    May 27, 2010 at 4:33 pm
  • I have a strange problem, where some clients see the website on my server and some do not. It is not about the iptables, and seems to be not about tcp wrapper. Still it is something within the box. ...
    Jussi HirviJussi Hirvi
    May 6, 2010 at 6:31 pm
    May 16, 2010 at 2:29 am
  • At our Physics research labs we do a lot with low latency networks. We have been using Centos for over 3 years now and its been great! We would like to tune and optimize our setup by removing ...
    Mag GamMag Gam
    May 8, 2010 at 12:35 pm
    May 17, 2010 at 6:15 am
  • I fixed my earlier problem with a 'yum clean all', now I am getting this problem: 'Package does not match intended download' for both device-mapper and net-snmp-libs, for ALL of the mirrors. Log of ...
    Robert HellerRobert Heller
    May 28, 2010 at 2:03 pm
    Jun 1, 2010 at 7:07 am
  • Has anything changed in updates that would affect md raid1 resync speed? I regularly swap a 750G drive and resync to keep an offsite copy and haven't paid enough attention to known when things ...
    Les MikesellLes Mikesell
    May 13, 2010 at 6:38 pm
    May 26, 2010 at 3:53 pm
  • Hi, I've read some posts in the forums which seems to indicate that not every CentOS version is well supported. Is it possible to install CentOS 5.5 on a server and only apply security updates for 7 ...
    May 22, 2010 at 6:09 pm
    Jun 8, 2010 at 6:35 am
  • It is writing an inode every 10 seconds. (1621 inodes in total) It is a recent Seagate sata HD. MB=Jetway J7F5M1G2E-VHE-PB -- -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- - - - ...
    Jason PyeronJason Pyeron
    May 6, 2010 at 6:16 pm
    May 8, 2010 at 7:15 am
  • Hello everyone, Part of our website has secured access with an SSL certificate. The problem we are running into is that the certificate is for www.domainname.com, so when they go to domainname.com ...
    Ski DawgSki Dawg
    May 19, 2010 at 8:08 pm
    May 24, 2010 at 6:38 pm
  • Hi I have a linux box which has CentOS running in it. I logged into the box using root and wrote a script in the /home/proc_threads directory. saved the file and quit. I changed the file permissions ...
    Jatin DaveyJatin Davey
    May 25, 2010 at 12:27 pm
    May 26, 2010 at 2:38 pm
  • Hello all, About a year ago I set up a mail server on CentOS using this howto: http://wanderingbarque.com/howtos/mailserver/mailserver.html I managed to add amavisd-new with clamav and spamassassin. ...
    May 10, 2010 at 11:01 am
    May 11, 2010 at 11:02 am
  • What is the best way to benchmark disk IO? I'm looking to move one of my servers, which is rather IO intense. But not without first benchmarking the current and new disk array, To make sure this ...
    Matt KeatingMatt Keating
    May 5, 2010 at 4:17 pm
    May 19, 2010 at 1:19 pm
  • Dear All and 'grep -v' to manipulate text files . At now, I have generated a large text file from my autoexpect script. To be more specific, I need to find how many distinct records are there in say ...
    Hadi motamediHadi motamedi
    May 11, 2010 at 8:09 am
    May 13, 2010 at 7:50 am
  • dear all i have gcc on my centos. I need to make an executable file from my c code. Can you please let me know what stuff and company do i need on my centos? Is there any gui like c++/visual c ...
    Hadi motamediHadi motamedi
    May 3, 2010 at 7:14 am
    May 5, 2010 at 5:39 am
  • Hello, since I upgraded from CentOS x86_64 5.4 to 5.5, I noticed that Firefox has become significantly slower on GMail (or Google Apps Mail). The page becomes slow to scroll as soon as there are more ...
    Mathieu BaudierMathieu Baudier
    May 27, 2010 at 4:14 pm
    Jul 1, 2010 at 11:24 am
  • Yum checkupdate tells me I should update memcached, that the x86_64 1.4.5-1.el5 needs an update, I go to do that, and it complains that it's missing a dependency of libevent-1.4.so.2 (this is all 64 ...
    Mark RothMark Roth
    May 3, 2010 at 2:07 pm
    May 9, 2010 at 3:38 pm
  • Hi all, Not having much luck adding a user to more then 1 group in OpenLDAP thats provided in Centos. Any suggestions to have the outcome of having a user belong to multiple groups? Should I create a ...
    May 6, 2010 at 6:03 pm
    May 8, 2010 at 7:27 pm
  • I just had a strange occurrence. I was printing out some PDFs and I pulled one down off the web (my wireless bill) and tried to print page 1. My browser properly fired up AR9, but nothing printed. I ...
    Mark Hull-RichterMark Hull-Richter
    May 13, 2010 at 5:28 pm
    Jun 2, 2010 at 7:04 pm
  • hai i have run the halt command from the xshell and the machine got restarted, now when i restart the machine, i am getting this error . I have tried to press the CTRL+ALT+F2 and tried to login with ...
    Chaitanya YanamadalaChaitanya Yanamadala
    May 12, 2010 at 2:20 pm
    May 12, 2010 at 11:41 pm
  • Dear All I need to schedule for a repeated task on my CentOS server, as the followings: -) Telnet to a remote node -) Issue a command -) Capture the output in a log -) Logout from Telnet -) Wait for ...
    Hadi motamediHadi motamedi
    May 1, 2010 at 9:10 am
    May 3, 2010 at 12:45 pm
  • Hi everyone, I'm trying to install a XenServer on a server (ref:S5000PAL) http://www.intel.com/products/server/motherboards/s5000pal/s5000pal-overview.htm The installation failed because of lack of ...
    May 3, 2010 at 7:31 am
    May 5, 2010 at 3:35 pm
  • CenOS 5.4 x64 I'm stuck at the command-line. I'm only familiar with the RPM command, but AFAIK, that cannot automatically resolve any dependencies when installing packages. Is there a command-line ...
    Marco ShawMarco Shaw
    May 6, 2010 at 4:22 pm
    May 6, 2010 at 8:18 pm
  • Hello,guys: I've seen several suggestions for alternatives to exchange for mail, which I will be trying. My question is, does anyone know of any good open source shared calendar systems? An HTML ...
    May 26, 2010 at 9:07 am
    May 28, 2010 at 2:04 pm
  • I successfully created an install media on a USB flash drive, but now I have a minor problem installing from it. Whenever I run the installer, it insists on installing grub on /dev/sdb (the flash ...
    Bowie BaileyBowie Bailey
    May 26, 2010 at 2:59 pm
    May 27, 2010 at 1:03 pm
  • My current route for a box shows this: route -n Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface U 0 0 0 eth2 ...
    Jerry GeisJerry Geis
    May 14, 2010 at 6:48 pm
    May 17, 2010 at 8:56 pm
  • I want to upgrade a 5.4 box with the 2.618 kernel to a shiny new 2.6.32 kernel. Anyone done it? Is it possible? Are there gotcha's to watch out for? Any advice is appreciated. A link to a decent ...
    May 1, 2010 at 8:28 pm
    May 3, 2010 at 4:26 pm
  • Hi; I have an email form that worked fine until now. For some reason, if I send an email to an email address at a domain that I control, I can receive the email TTW no problem. However, if I try and ...
    Susan DaySusan Day
    May 21, 2010 at 6:03 pm
    May 25, 2010 at 6:46 pm
  • Hi all, Is it possible, safely, to resize /var while a server is running? I urgently need to resize a full 2GB /var on a running server which is located at a remote location where no one can get to ...
    Rudi AhlersRudi Ahlers
    May 2, 2010 at 7:15 pm
    May 3, 2010 at 1:50 am
  • I have a Asus laptop, from the new generation, and my network driver is present in the kernel since version 2.6.32(Jmicron). Is there any CentOS with this kernel? I tried to compile myself, but I ...
    Adryan PopAdryan Pop
    May 30, 2010 at 9:37 am
    May 30, 2010 at 3:36 pm
  • Hello All, I had problems with the security server, the server is frequently attacked using bruteforce attacks. Is there an application that can perform automatic blocking when there are failed login ...
    David SuhendrikDavid Suhendrik
    May 24, 2010 at 4:55 pm
    May 25, 2010 at 9:54 am
  • Hi We use CentOS and RHEL, the 5.5 RHEL ISO for x86_64 is 3.7GB (**), the CentOS one is 4602MB (***) split over two DVDs. Is this reasonable and correct? Any ideas why would there be such a ...
    Anthony CaetanoAnthony Caetano
    May 19, 2010 at 2:46 pm
    May 20, 2010 at 10:13 pm
  • Hi, I need to upgrade a system running 4.1 to 4.2, but before I do I want to list out all the packages that will be updated/installed/removed. I can run up2date -l to get a list of updates but does ...
    Sheraz nazSheraz naz
    May 14, 2010 at 4:37 am
    May 17, 2010 at 4:20 pm
  • hi guys, is there an estimate when centos 5.5 will be released? I'm sitting on needles here, because since I moved my 4*1.5TB raid5 from an asus to an intel D510 mainboard I encounter bug the ...
    Rainer FuegensteinRainer Fuegenstein
    May 14, 2010 at 12:50 am
    May 17, 2010 at 4:15 pm
  • Hello. I tried to compile a program (plugger), but I don't have *any* sort of compiler installed. This is on Cent5.3. So, I used Package Manager, concentrating on gcc. But, it seems that I have a ...
    Michael KlinoskyMichael Klinosky
    May 8, 2010 at 1:23 pm
    May 9, 2010 at 11:43 pm
  • Dear All Is there any software package like MATLAB for Windows available for centos? Thank you An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL: ...
    Hadi motamediHadi motamedi
    May 3, 2010 at 8:51 am
    May 5, 2010 at 3:35 am
  • Hi all, I'd like to try rolling a somewhat stripped down and customized CentOS DVD. This is particularly interesting to me now that CentOS 5.5 is 2 DVDs. I dare not call it a new distro as I suspect ...
    May 19, 2010 at 9:37 pm
    Jun 9, 2010 at 10:50 am
  • I have centos 5.4 on an HP laptop, as below the /proc/cpuinfo shows Dual core, however, there is only 1 processor listed in /proc/cpuinfo. Is the OS only using a single core? jerry ------ processor : ...
    Jerry GeisJerry Geis
    May 27, 2010 at 12:47 pm
    May 27, 2010 at 5:36 pm
  • I am trying to add to my resolv.conf. I added it through the system-config-network but if I reboot, its gone. I do not have the caching nameserver package installed. My ISP's nameservers ...
    Thomas DukesThomas Dukes
    May 20, 2010 at 11:02 pm
    May 26, 2010 at 11:22 am
  • I am trying to setup some rules on a box with 3 nic cards. Two internet connections and one office connection. eth0 is office eth1 is internet T1 eth2 is internet Cable when I do "iptables -F" then ...
    Jerry GeisJerry Geis
    May 8, 2010 at 1:12 pm
    May 21, 2010 at 7:54 pm
  • My desktop updated without a hitch... well, actually, I ran out of disk space after the download completed, so had to clear some space, but the update process continued from where I left off without ...
    Ron BlizzardRon Blizzard
    May 15, 2010 at 7:05 pm
    May 18, 2010 at 4:14 pm
  • Has anyone had any success in rebuilding seamonkey 2.0.4 for CentOS 5 (32-bit)? I'm currently running seamonkey-2.0-1 which I rebuilt last November. Sadly, I have no idea where the SRPM originated. I ...
    May 28, 2010 at 6:27 pm
    May 31, 2010 at 12:33 am
  • Don't do NFS localhost mounts from fstab eg localhost:/origdir /newdir nfs ro 0 0 (Indeed, don't do localhost NFS mounts at all). Why? Because at shutdown time nfsd is terminated before the ...
    Stephen HarrisStephen Harris
    May 17, 2010 at 4:15 pm
    May 18, 2010 at 7:19 pm
  • Hi I am using CentOS 5.3 and after installing the OS i scrolled to the /etc/yum.repos.d directory and i could not find any repositories being present there. So i googled a bit on adding the ...
    Jatin DaveyJatin Davey
    May 12, 2010 at 6:08 am
    May 12, 2010 at 10:21 am
  • Hi How I can configure sshd_config to improve the ssh faster? It is slow to prompt the login Thank you
    Ann kokAnn kok
    May 6, 2010 at 12:44 am
    May 6, 2010 at 5:26 pm
  • Hi all, I changed a bad disk (automaticly disabled from software raid1 and system for I/O error) in one of our servers and now have problem with adding new one to system without reboot. Does anybody ...
    Jakub JedelskýJakub Jedelský
    May 21, 2010 at 1:38 pm
    May 25, 2010 at 1:46 pm
  • Hi, I have updated 8 machines so far and 2 are refusing to boot on 2.6.18-194.3.1.el5 kernel, they just hang at: 'Starting udev:' but when I revert to 2.6.18-164.15.1.el5 kernel they boot fine. Any ...
    Colin ColesColin Coles
    May 15, 2010 at 11:27 am
    May 20, 2010 at 1:33 pm
  • I had to install 5.5 from scratch and now I have to rebuild my home networking system. I haven't had to mess with this stuff in over 5+ years and I'm sure there may be better ways of doing it now. My ...
    May 19, 2010 at 1:42 pm
    May 20, 2010 at 2:45 am
  • Hi, Does setting the autofs timeout=0 create a permanent mount? What I'm trying to do is get the best of both world; 1) Have a persistent mount so that users can use autocompletion. 2) utilize the ...
    May 8, 2010 at 2:16 pm
    May 11, 2010 at 11:26 pm
  • Hi, I have been trying to install CentOS 5.4 on a Intel SR1530SHS, Intel S3200SH mainboard.. It has a 3 x 1TB sata hotswap drives with LSI software raid onboard. I had configured the LSI to have ...
    May 22, 2010 at 4:40 pm
    May 26, 2010 at 2:47 pm
  • For about a week a biug stack of updates have been pending for CENTOS but I can't install them. The yum update command leads to dependency resolution in the usual way but it always ends in this: --- ...
    Dave StevensDave Stevens
    May 20, 2010 at 6:18 pm
    May 24, 2010 at 7:35 pm
  • List Readers - I have a Dell server that uses the Perc 6i controller and had 5 1Tb disks installed (1 for OS and the other 4 in a Raid0 for a large storage pool). The owner of the server wanted me to ...
    Weiner, MichaelWeiner, Michael
    May 24, 2010 at 2:28 pm
    May 24, 2010 at 5:56 pm
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