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  • I just want to say that I really, really, appreciate the information given on this site: http://qaweb.dev.centos.org/qa/calendar -- *** E-Mail is NOT a SECURE channel *** James B. Byrne ...
    James B. ByrneJames B. Byrne
    Jun 13, 2011 at 10:23 am
    Jun 27, 2011 at 12:33 pm
  • I was having problems with the same server locking up to the point I can't even get in via SSH. I've already used HTB/TC to reserve bandwidth for my SSH port but the problem now isn't an attack on ...
    Emmanuel NoobadminEmmanuel Noobadmin
    Jun 29, 2011 at 3:50 pm
    Jul 1, 2011 at 2:47 pm
  • I'm sure many are running ext4 FS's in production, but just want to be re-assured that there are not currently any major issues before starting a new project that looks like it will be using ext4. ...
    Jun 23, 2011 at 12:16 pm
    Jul 22, 2011 at 6:44 pm
  • Hi guys, Sorry for the OT. For the last couple of weeks I notice that the static in my server room is worrisomely noticeable. I cannot see what may be causing it.... Care to share some of your ...
    Fajar PriyantoFajar Priyanto
    Jun 14, 2011 at 11:39 am
    Jun 21, 2011 at 6:37 pm
  • Hi, How to configure sshd to required both ssh public key and user password also? yes, stupid, but required on my setup.. -- Eero
    Eero VolotinenEero Volotinen
    Jun 9, 2011 at 5:34 pm
    Jun 11, 2011 at 12:05 pm
  • Hi guys, any CUPS / Samba experts out there? The CUPS printing guide is a horrendous maze of options. I've got nearly there but I've got one thing wrong and I don't know where to look. I set up our ...
    Kevin ThorpeKevin Thorpe
    Jun 22, 2011 at 10:16 am
    Jun 23, 2011 at 7:18 am
  • Hello,some of youare familiar withtherevisor,andcanhelp me withit? I wonderif therevisorishowtopick,withtheCentOSinstalledonlyintext modealsoworks, andalsoI'm having someproblems ...
    Deivison MoraesDeivison Moraes
    Jun 3, 2011 at 6:20 am
    Jun 10, 2011 at 2:35 am
  • Has anybody successfully installed CentOS- I tried (several times) installing CentOS-5.6 from a hard disk, and each time it failed after installing all the rpms, with the warning "The installation ...
    Timothy MurphyTimothy Murphy
    Jun 6, 2011 at 6:19 pm
    Jun 7, 2011 at 5:35 pm
  • Hi all, Does anyone know how to determine which file system a disk was formatted with, if fdisk -l doesn't show it? usb-storage: device found at 5 usb-storage: waiting for device to settle before ...
    Rudi AhlersRudi Ahlers
    Jun 25, 2011 at 7:46 am
    Jun 27, 2011 at 5:45 pm
  • I have a usb drive, /media/disk and I want to reformat it. There are several questions that come up: How can I determine the current format? Do I use the mkfs command? Many thanks... Todd -- Ariste ...
    Todd CaryTodd Cary
    Jun 2, 2011 at 11:27 am
    Jun 3, 2011 at 8:43 am
  • This week's FLOSS Weekly interview is about ClearOS (audio/video at http://twit.tv/floss168). Apparently they have taken the CentOS developer's frequently given advice to go away and do it yourself ...
    Les MikesellLes Mikesell
    Jun 2, 2011 at 11:18 am
    Jun 3, 2011 at 10:56 pm
  • Dear all, I would like to forward a port to an internet server, but failed. can you help me? Server: eth0:, Port: 8080 TCP, CentOS 5.6 Remote server: IP: a.b.c.d Port: 8181 Forward ...
    Jun 26, 2011 at 5:53 am
    Jun 28, 2011 at 9:02 pm
  • I'm trying to resolve an I/O problem on a CentOS 5.6 server. The process basically scans through Maildirs, checking for space usage and quota. Because there are hundred odd user folders and several ...
    Emmanuel NoobadminEmmanuel Noobadmin
    Jun 9, 2011 at 5:24 am
    Jun 16, 2011 at 4:01 am
  • I was trying to do some performance testing between using iSCSI on the host as a diskfile to a guest vs the VM guest using the iSCSI device directly. However, in the process of trying to establish a ...
    Emmanuel NoobadminEmmanuel Noobadmin
    Jun 23, 2011 at 1:20 pm
    Jun 26, 2011 at 10:24 am
  • Personally, I find that indenting config files by 3 spaces has a lot of advantages to indenting them by 4 spaces although conventional wisdom might suggest otherwise. Who's with me on this?
    Mike A. HarrisMike A. Harris
    Jun 15, 2011 at 4:41 pm
    Jun 18, 2011 at 8:43 am
  • I am working on my first vim script. The script is supposed to do some find/replace on a file, then save the file with a new name and quit vim. I will save the script in a file and then call it from ...
    Jussi HirviJussi Hirvi
    Jun 9, 2011 at 10:48 am
    Jun 13, 2011 at 9:41 pm
  • Trying to update a second CentOS box, I'm getting this error repeatedly: [Errno 4] Socket Error: timed out I'm getting this on every mirror and have gone through the list of mirrors more than a dozen ...
    Jun 29, 2011 at 7:58 am
    Jun 30, 2011 at 3:07 pm
  • I have a RHEL system and I'm thinking of changing to CentOW. How can this be done most easily. It is important that the e-mail setup not be disturbed, since it was crafted to work with an IP that ...
    John J. BoyerJohn J. Boyer
    Jun 7, 2011 at 6:55 am
    Jun 8, 2011 at 12:16 pm
  • Hi All, My Logwatch was very long today with 404 requests to the Apache server. I dont understand what the person was trying to do by what they were attempting to access. Can anyone explain a method ...
    Jun 11, 2011 at 9:14 pm
    Jun 13, 2011 at 11:04 pm
  • Regarding http://twitter.com/CentOS/statuses/79336297579282432 I don't have a twitter account so I'm spamming the list since it looks on topic :) I'd like to see on the LiveCD the following: 1. ...
    Jun 10, 2011 at 8:27 pm
    Jun 11, 2011 at 11:15 pm
  • Hello listmates, Yes, I know - Macs and NFS do not co-exist easily. Still I've got to make this happen somehow. In short - we have two CentOS-based NFS servers. They work fine with a variety of Linux ...
    Boris EpsteinBoris Epstein
    Jun 29, 2011 at 5:14 pm
    Jul 6, 2011 at 11:57 am
  • Hi everyone, I need to install an older version of PHP - 5.2.16, which is not currently available through an official CentOS repo (as far as I can tell). In order to fulfill our developer's ...
    Dvorkin, AsyaDvorkin, Asya
    Jun 13, 2011 at 12:59 pm
    Jun 14, 2011 at 4:24 pm
  • I'm running a headless server, so no GUI, just ssh logins. I don't seem to have the mechanism that automounts USB drives to a subdirectory of /media, and from googling around I think that's a feature ...
    Kenneth PorterKenneth Porter
    Jun 6, 2011 at 10:31 pm
    Jun 7, 2011 at 3:42 pm
  • Grasping a full understanding of setting default Users, Groups and Masks has alluded me over the years, but now I find myself in a situation where manually "setting" the file/directory attributes is ...
    Todd CaryTodd Cary
    Jun 21, 2011 at 11:22 am
    Jun 24, 2011 at 7:37 pm
  • Has anyone tried to use these yet? For hysterical raisons, my primary machine is CentOS5 32bit (up to date). In the machine I have a SiI 3132 dual port SATA controller with port multiplier. Both ...
    Stephen HarrisStephen Harris
    Jun 18, 2011 at 10:00 pm
    Jun 21, 2011 at 10:05 am
  • My Admin books are out of date, so I need a new one that contains info about the Linux as in Centos 5.5. I am a "Sunday user"; not one earning a living as an Admin. Recommendations welcomed.... Todd ...
    Todd CaryTodd Cary
    Jun 2, 2011 at 1:56 pm
    Jun 3, 2011 at 2:10 pm
  • Hello, I always wanted to ask: do you need to reboot after updating packages like kernel, glibc, postgresql? Or do you need to restart the postgresql service after updating it with yum? Regards Alex ...
    Alexander FarberAlexander Farber
    Jun 28, 2011 at 5:11 am
    Jun 29, 2011 at 1:25 pm
  • The last few releases of OpenOffice have gotten very unstable on my desktop which is a CentOS 5.5 i386 system. After multiple crashes when doing embedded simple drawings in OpenOffice writer (circles ...
    Wade HamptonWade Hampton
    Jun 28, 2011 at 10:41 am
    Jun 28, 2011 at 3:52 pm
  • I love Centos. Have in on my data centre servers, my home servers, my laptop and my netbook. Yes there are serious and continuing security concerns relating to Gnome and KDE but they are not Centos. ...
    Always LearningAlways Learning
    Jun 23, 2011 at 8:23 pm
    Jun 24, 2011 at 8:45 am
  • We just went to replace the bridge/firewall services one one server with the same on another. It's pretty simple, and I literally cloned (w/ rsync) a third server that does this onto the one that ...
    Mark RothMark Roth
    Jun 13, 2011 at 2:02 pm
    Jun 15, 2011 at 7:03 pm
  • Hello everyone, Im having a issue that I just cant seem to figure out. We currently are running an email server Centos 5.6 Postfix/Dovecot with a squirrelmail frontend. I was setting up a testbed to ...
    Bo LynchBo Lynch
    Jun 27, 2011 at 2:25 pm
    Jun 28, 2011 at 10:25 am
  • Greetings - I am a novice system administrator and will soon be purchasing a new server to replacing an aging file server for my company. I am considering setting up the new server as a KVM host with ...
    Jeff BoyceJeff Boyce
    Jun 13, 2011 at 5:00 pm
    Jun 21, 2011 at 9:47 am
  • I am stuck taking this stupid online training course from work. It just sits there doing nothing with firefox, so I pulled up konqueror, and tell it to lie and say it's IE. That works... until it ...
    Mark RothMark Roth
    Jun 1, 2011 at 1:57 pm
    Jun 12, 2011 at 5:06 pm
  • I'm trying to figure out what's causing an average system load of 3+ to 5+ on an Intel quad core. The server has with 2 KVM guests (assigned 1 core and 2 cores) that's lightly loaded (0.1~0.4) each. ...
    Emmanuel NoobadminEmmanuel Noobadmin
    Jun 8, 2011 at 3:26 am
    Jun 10, 2011 at 2:55 am
  • Greetings all! Can anyone recommend a Midnight Commander like file manager that will run on Windows Vista please? I have downloaded and installed 2 MC's for Vista, but the actual MC user window ...
    Keith RobertsKeith Roberts
    Jun 30, 2011 at 3:10 pm
    Jul 4, 2011 at 10:29 am
  • Hi! I've a toshiba satellite notebook, and I tried to install centos 5.6. The installer starts, but when it turns to graphical mode, the backlight goes off. I see the windows, buttons, but it's very ...
    Hüvely BalázsHüvely Balázs
    Jun 28, 2011 at 4:51 pm
    Jun 30, 2011 at 7:32 am
  • Hi All, I've written a custom udev rule to change the permissions of /dev/ttyS* but it doesn't seem to be working at boot up. If I run /sbin/udevcontrol reload_rules; udevtrigger The rules are ...
    James A. PeltierJames A. Peltier
    Jun 13, 2011 at 3:32 pm
    Jun 16, 2011 at 11:26 am
  • Hi all, I'm just trying to get Dell openmanage to run on my Centos 5.6 box. The monitoring stuff appears to have installed but the web server stuff is complaining it needs openwsman 2.2.3 or later ...
    Kevin ThorpeKevin Thorpe
    Jun 14, 2011 at 7:33 am
    Jun 15, 2011 at 10:19 am
  • Sorry for the cross-post, and off-topic at that, but: This morning I received a very authentic looking email from info.paypal.com, claiming that Paypal wanted me to update my browser. (Really.) It ...
    MR ZenWizMR ZenWiz
    Jun 9, 2011 at 2:39 am
    Jun 9, 2011 at 9:32 am
  • Hello fellow CentOS sysadmins, I run a small multiplayer card game with around 500 users at peak times. The client is in Flash and the server is in Perl. The Perl server binds to port 8080, i.e. only ...
    Alexander FarberAlexander Farber
    Jun 2, 2011 at 3:46 pm
    Jun 2, 2011 at 6:26 pm
  • Dear All, I am using Centos 4.7, i have an issue when i run yum update, the URL times-out even when i browse it on firefox #yum update php Setting up Update Process Setting up repositories ...
    Torintino TTorintino T
    Jun 15, 2011 at 11:10 am
    Jul 6, 2011 at 5:15 am
  • Hi Could anybody explain me how to check how many L1/L2 cache my cpu have. I'm using CentOS 5.6 *cat /proc/cpuinfo |grep CPU * model name : Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T9300 @ 2.50GHz model name : ...
    Clibup clibupClibup clibup
    Jun 27, 2011 at 6:25 am
    Jun 27, 2011 at 9:42 am
  • Has anyone got Bastille-linux running on Centos-5.6? http://bastille-linux.sourceforge.net claims RHEL5 support but I ran into problems running it on a Centos 5.6 test system. First I had to "ln -s ...
    Bob HeppleBob Hepple
    Jun 2, 2011 at 7:57 pm
    Jun 5, 2011 at 8:27 pm
  • I am trying to understand how my USB drive is setup in Centos 5.5 -- especially since I made a mistake of backing up to it when it was not turned on. The USB drive is accessed as /media/disk. ...
    Todd CaryTodd Cary
    Jun 1, 2011 at 1:50 pm
    Jun 4, 2011 at 12:22 pm
  • I have just installed CentOS 5.6 from disk and updated it. 1. I would like to use telnet on my local network. How do I activate it? 2. How do I install Mercurial? it is not in the repository. 3. How ...
    John J. BoyerJohn J. Boyer
    Jun 27, 2011 at 4:45 am
    Jun 27, 2011 at 10:51 am
  • After successfully getting higher MTU to work on my Realtek NICs, I started testing the impact of higher MTU on file transfers using NFS exported ramdisk to ramdisk. The results were unexpected. The ...
    Emmanuel NoobadminEmmanuel Noobadmin
    Jun 25, 2011 at 4:13 pm
    Jun 27, 2011 at 3:55 am
  • Hi All, I've been growing a large headache on this one, i have a number of LDAP servers behind loadbalancing, since 2 days i constantly get the error: Too many open files. Although I'm not a newbie ...
    Sebastiaan Koetsier | proserveSebastiaan Koetsier | proserve
    Jun 24, 2011 at 7:51 am
    Jun 25, 2011 at 8:53 pm
  • hi all I have something like 3000 log files in a directory (from data collection). At 4am in the morning cron runs a script of mine that essentiallly trims all files in that directory back to a ...
    Jerry GeisJerry Geis
    Jun 20, 2011 at 11:05 am
    Jun 20, 2011 at 1:51 pm
  • Hi Friends! I need to prepare a script which will grep logs from the current time to previous 5 mins that is if the current time is Mon Jun 13 12:40:40 IST 2011 then all the logs between the interval ...
    Ankush groverAnkush grover
    Jun 13, 2011 at 3:36 am
    Jun 14, 2011 at 2:59 am
  • We have DELL server with MD1000 Disk array in it. O.S. is CENTOS 5.5. Recently every time MD1000 "patrol read" start I will get "media error" messages on /var/log/message file. I use MD1000 "slow ...
    Mcclnx mccMcclnx mcc
    Jun 8, 2011 at 3:00 pm
    Jun 9, 2011 at 4:12 am
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