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  • Just got my Lenovo TS130 with a Xeon E3-1225 Processor, 4GB RAM, blah, blah, blah...... It won't boot CentOS 6.0 64 bit, Scientific Linux 64 bit 6.1, but will boot 32 bit CentOS 6.0. Any ideas? ...
    Thomas DukesThomas Dukes
    Sep 16, 2011 at 9:52 pm
    Sep 26, 2011 at 9:45 am
  • SUCCESS!! Everything working, even the 'roll your own' apps!! Thanks!!
    Thomas DukesThomas Dukes
    Sep 14, 2011 at 7:05 pm
    Sep 17, 2011 at 9:55 am
  • I'm trying to update my CentOS 5.6 boxes to 5.7, and on every single one of them yum is failing with a segmentation fault: the error happens when yum is checking the 'base' repository. [root at ...
    Sebastiano PillaSebastiano Pilla
    Sep 14, 2011 at 5:56 pm
    Sep 16, 2011 at 2:16 pm
  • I seem to have this very odd issue with CentOS 6 WRT NIS. I have taken the package selection that I used with CentOS 5 and basically plopped it into my C6 kickstart file (see below). On C5 this works ...
    James A. PeltierJames A. Peltier
    Sep 27, 2011 at 2:55 pm
    Oct 11, 2011 at 4:21 pm
  • Hi all. I have a new server and am playing with the installation. (centos 6). My onboard sata card has 6 drives attached to it, yet the server has 8 bays. I bought a sata controller card (adaptec) ...
    Bob HoffmanBob Hoffman
    Sep 28, 2011 at 7:47 pm
    Oct 1, 2011 at 7:37 pm
  • Hi, Need help on data recovery. Suddenly my disk device's geometry has been changed to something that doesnot make any sense. Its a 1.8TB in size and had only one single partition. Now I can see 3 ...
    Paras pradhanParas pradhan
    Sep 22, 2011 at 6:48 pm
    Sep 29, 2011 at 6:34 pm
  • I learned from Anne that if I boot to level 5, after I enter the username, can select Gnome or KDE. I note that the default is always Gnome. How can I make the default KDE? How can I get KDE with ...
    Michael D. BergerMichael D. Berger
    Sep 7, 2011 at 1:01 pm
    Sep 9, 2011 at 8:29 am
  • Anyone familiar with RHEV (Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization)? Any ideas on how to emulate this on CentOS? Thanks, Gene Poole An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL: ...
    Gene PooleGene Poole
    Sep 7, 2011 at 9:24 am
    Sep 9, 2011 at 5:06 pm
  • I have a Broadcom 802.11b/g hardware on my dual-boot laptop. Note first that in the WinXP partition, the wifi makes DHCP connections to my router with no problem. Since this was not working in my new ...
    Michael D. BergerMichael D. Berger
    Sep 5, 2011 at 1:27 pm
    Sep 25, 2011 at 6:57 am
  • The page http://www.centos.org/product.html has product specifications for all centos releases except for centos6. Is there a reason why or did the site maintainers just forget about it. An HTML ...
    Janez KosmrljJanez Kosmrlj
    Sep 16, 2011 at 7:45 am
    Sep 18, 2011 at 11:58 am
  • dear All, when first installing CentOs some 6 months ago, I noticed this strange thing called Ekiga. Now, some guys at work use Skype and I heard that's owned by Microsoft. So enter James. I bought a ...
    Johan VermeulenJohan Vermeulen
    Sep 21, 2011 at 1:55 pm
    Sep 26, 2011 at 12:29 am
  • Hi devs, If/when someone has a few minutes, could someone post an update on 6.1 on http://qaweb.dev.centos.org/qa/blog ?. I suspect the devs have been busy with the just-released 5.7 version. :) -- ...
    Sep 14, 2011 at 5:30 pm
    Sep 22, 2011 at 9:26 pm
  • Hello, Is it possible to use a mobile hot spot such as the one from Verizon to run a home network? Is there a way to do this without having to buy wireless cards? I was thinking maybe I would have to ...
    Sep 6, 2011 at 1:16 pm
    Sep 8, 2011 at 8:55 pm
  • Dear All I have upgraded to centos 6.0 and I installed ekiga as my sip phone client for centos. What application can I install as fax over ip client for centos 6.0? Thank you
    Hadi motamediHadi motamedi
    Sep 12, 2011 at 4:18 am
    Sep 23, 2011 at 3:53 pm
  • I had, in the past, a .pdf reader that also permitted me to fill in some information, when I received a .pdf file. I have KPDF installed, but that seems to only have Reader capability. Trying to ...
    Lanny MarcusLanny Marcus
    Sep 20, 2011 at 9:35 am
    Sep 20, 2011 at 3:45 pm
  • Hello, Does anyone have experience using a 3ware 9650SE series raid controller on CentOS 6.0? I am getting very sporadic throughput with moderately sized files (0.5-2GB) on ext3. I have tried most of ...
    Austin GodberAustin Godber
    Sep 1, 2011 at 4:41 pm
    Sep 3, 2011 at 9:35 am
  • I had a recent request to improve security on my web servers by having each website use a different user to run the hosting service. So example1.comhas it's own Apache instance running as apache1 and ...
    Trey DockendorfTrey Dockendorf
    Sep 29, 2011 at 9:22 pm
    Sep 30, 2011 at 4:58 pm
  • Hi list ! We have a very busy webserver hosted in a clustered environment where the document root and data is on a GFS2 partition off a fiber-attached disk array. Now on busy moments, I can see in ...
    Nicolas RossNicolas Ross
    Sep 20, 2011 at 2:55 pm
    Sep 28, 2011 at 3:54 pm
  • Hi, Does anyone know what version of XEN works fine with CentOS 6? I installed XEN on a CentOS 6 server, as per these instructions: ...
    Rudi AhlersRudi Ahlers
    Sep 2, 2011 at 8:44 am
    Sep 6, 2011 at 4:22 am
  • Hi all, I just intalled openvpn + bridge in CentOS 6, but i get strange problems: the remote PCs cannot get the local PCs' MACs and also, the local PCs cannot get the remote PCs' MACs but when i run ...
    Sep 27, 2011 at 1:52 am
    Nov 8, 2011 at 8:13 pm
  • Hi I would like to use a bash script that searches files and subdirectories name in a directory /var/ww/html/web for a specific string, and when it finds the search string, replaces the string (old1) ...
    Sep 23, 2011 at 1:47 pm
    Sep 23, 2011 at 6:12 pm
  • I am trying to install CentOS 6 x86_64 on a Lenovo Thinkpad x220. During the installation it asks me to insert a driver. Has anyone done this successfully? -- Rgds, Janne Nyman M: +44 751 696 1842 E: ...
    Janne NymanJanne Nyman
    Sep 9, 2011 at 3:41 am
    Sep 12, 2011 at 4:23 pm
  • Hi all, I'm facing a serious problem with the e100e kernel module for Intel 82574L gigabit nics on Centos 6. The device eth0 suddenly stops working i.e. no more networking. When I do ifconfig from ...
    Volker PoplawskiVolker Poplawski
    Sep 23, 2011 at 6:54 am
    Oct 4, 2011 at 4:24 pm
  • Dear All, I have an onboard Realtek RTL8111/8168B NIC. from lspci -vv : 02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 02) It ...
    Muhammad PanjiMuhammad Panji
    Sep 26, 2011 at 11:15 pm
    Sep 27, 2011 at 11:50 am
  • I'm trying to figure out why 2 machines have a "hard I/O lock" on the HDD when running EL6. I have 4 identical machines, all were stable with EL5. 2 work great with EL6, 2 do not. I've checked ...
    Benjamin SmithBenjamin Smith
    Sep 26, 2011 at 3:11 pm
    Sep 27, 2011 at 8:17 am
  • I just noticed that some CentOS 4 or 5 machine that I don't admin but have root access to hides MySQL passwords from ps: Console 1: $ mysql -u root -pSECRET mysql Console2: # ps aux root 32165 0.0 ...
    Dotan CohenDotan Cohen
    Sep 11, 2011 at 12:32 pm
    Sep 14, 2011 at 4:05 am
  • Most of my desktops are still running CentOS5, but I have installed CentOS6 on a few of them. The users on those desktops are reporting that DNS lookups are slow, and from my brief tests, that does ...
    Alfred von CampeAlfred von Campe
    Sep 27, 2011 at 11:04 am
    Sep 28, 2011 at 9:36 am
  • Is there a way to update a CentOS 5.4 server to 5.6 (but not 5.7)? "yum update" takes me all the way up to 5.7. Best, -at
    Aleksey TsalolikhinAleksey Tsalolikhin
    Sep 21, 2011 at 11:09 pm
    Sep 23, 2011 at 11:09 am
  • Thank you for all the hard dedicated work. -- With best regards, Paul. England, EU.
    Always LearningAlways Learning
    Sep 13, 2011 at 7:41 pm
    Sep 15, 2011 at 1:38 pm
  • I am trying to find a DVD iso that is not a torrent, and looking through the mirrors I am unable to find one. Does anyone happen to have a mirror or repository that they know of that carries the DVD ...
    Weiner, MichaelWeiner, Michael
    Sep 29, 2011 at 11:29 am
    Sep 29, 2011 at 1:12 pm
  • Some observations. When I installed 6.0 (base install), the installation interface did not guide me through a network configuration.? I do static IP addresses, not DHCP. I ended up manually ...
    Al SparksAl Sparks
    Sep 20, 2011 at 3:07 pm
    Sep 21, 2011 at 10:15 am
  • I grabbed a new SSD M4-CT064M4SSD2 from Crucial. I am disappointed. I stuck the unit in an Atom machine (zotac) with CentOS 6 on the disk. It really doesn't "feel" faster than the previous 5400 RPM ...
    Jerry GeisJerry Geis
    Sep 7, 2011 at 4:55 pm
    Sep 8, 2011 at 10:48 am
  • I restarted the a Centos 5.6 server tonight and I ran in this issue: I was able to boot. Then instead of a normal boot with graphical interface the system requested : 'Enter run level' 'INIT' I typed ...
    Michel DonaisMichel Donais
    Sep 3, 2011 at 10:44 pm
    Sep 7, 2011 at 10:10 pm
  • Hi, is there any time frame foreseeable for KB providing an update for httpd? Upstream provided their SRPM yesterday, i.e. Aug 31 19:40. [0] [1] It builds flawless on several machines I tried ...
    Timo SchoelerTimo Schoeler
    Sep 1, 2011 at 6:15 am
    Sep 3, 2011 at 4:46 am
  • Has anyone succeeded in installing CentOS-6.0 by PXEboot. If so, would you say how you did it, please. I tried (on an HP MicroServer), but gave up in the end and used a USB stick installation ...
    Timothy MurphyTimothy Murphy
    Sep 23, 2011 at 10:49 am
    Sep 27, 2011 at 2:47 pm
  • Can anybody give me a reason why this would be a bad idea. So the premise for this question is that I setup an exclude=*.i368,*.i686 in my yum.conf. While doing a yum update I come across missing ...
    James NguyenJames Nguyen
    Sep 14, 2011 at 10:52 am
    Sep 16, 2011 at 7:00 am
  • Hello, OK, getting ready to order a new machine and had some questions about 6.0. It will have a single 500GB HD. When I do the install, do I or should I setup a separate partition for guest OS's? ...
    Thomas DukesThomas Dukes
    Sep 11, 2011 at 5:52 pm
    Sep 13, 2011 at 5:10 pm
  • I have need to duplicate centos 6 on 133 computers. I purchased a disk duplicator make my master and the duplicator does 11 at a time. All is good so far... When I take a duplicated disk and stick it ...
    Jerry GeisJerry Geis
    Sep 9, 2011 at 8:22 am
    Sep 12, 2011 at 6:03 am
  • I have an instance of VMware server 1.0.10 hosted on CentOS 5, and it runs fine, with guests of CentOS 4, CentOS5 or Win2000. I have just created a new VM and installed CentOS6 on it, which also runs ...
    Tony MountifieldTony Mountifield
    Sep 2, 2011 at 1:12 pm
    Sep 2, 2011 at 6:13 pm
  • i am a user of windows and use little bit ubuntu my friend told me to use centos for web development i have question that what is features of centos. thank you -- _____Best Regards_____ Buddyexpress ...
    Liang ArsalanLiang Arsalan
    Sep 2, 2011 at 12:59 am
    Sep 2, 2011 at 10:44 am
  • Hey all, Roughly, how much disk space would I need on my server to mirror the entire ISO collection and the repository files. Also, how would I tell my server to only mirror CentOS 5 and 6? -- If you ...
    Christopher HawkerChristopher Hawker
    Sep 12, 2011 at 1:19 am
    Nov 11, 2011 at 5:38 pm
  • Hi, I am having an issue with someone accessing our server via a SIP/VOIP connection. I have changed my iptables rules to drop all UDP traffic from and too this IP address, but this traffic seems to ...
    Jennifer BottenJennifer Botten
    Sep 26, 2011 at 7:02 am
    Sep 27, 2011 at 8:11 am
  • I have a huge mysql.log file full of errors. I'd like to sort it by the most common line, and work from there. I did go through the manpage for sort, and googled a bit, but I found nothing relevant. ...
    Dotan CohenDotan Cohen
    Sep 25, 2011 at 2:51 pm
    Sep 26, 2011 at 7:41 pm
  • For the binary experts. I have a situation here. Something hideously but continuously is modifying the /bin/ executables as common as coreutils and net-tools. I can verify that from md5sum. First ...
    Micky L MartinMicky L Martin
    Sep 26, 2011 at 9:20 am
    Sep 26, 2011 at 3:26 pm
  • This works for me on Centos 5.6. It may assist newcomers to the Linux world of Centos. whois produces a normal and conventional display of data. However since ARIN, the North American ...
    Always LearningAlways Learning
    Sep 10, 2011 at 10:26 am
    Sep 14, 2011 at 3:32 pm
  • dear guys, I have a problem between my CentOS 5.5 (on Axioo notebook) and LCD Projector. When I connect my notebook to LCD Projector, it can detect my notebook. But when I press Fn + F7 to activate ...
    Andrew 'Dewa' B. OsmondAndrew 'Dewa' B. Osmond
    Sep 11, 2011 at 9:34 am
    Sep 11, 2011 at 7:38 pm
  • On a particular CentOS 6 install, I must start SSH manually: # /etc/init.d/sshd start I have tried to configure it to start automatically: # chkconfig --level 3 sshd on However, it still must be ...
    Dotan CohenDotan Cohen
    Sep 1, 2011 at 10:09 am
    Sep 1, 2011 at 2:38 pm
  • I am getting the WRONG values reported from fdisk on centos 6. This is listing an 8G CF card on /dev/sde Disk /dev/sde: 8019 MB, 8019099648 bytes 247 heads, 62 sectors/track, 1022 cylinders Units = ...
    Jerry GeisJerry Geis
    Sep 15, 2011 at 4:57 pm
    Nov 14, 2011 at 12:16 pm
  • Hello, I seem to recall from my redhat5/6/7 days that certain installation methods used for kickstarting only invoked text mode install. Now I read that graphical install is default in kickstart on ...
    Jure PečarJure Pečar
    Sep 23, 2011 at 10:46 am
    Sep 28, 2011 at 8:40 am
  • Hi All, I setup Fetchmail and wanted to use Mutt to read e-mail. I used to use Pine and I just am sick of GUI e-mail clients these days. Bloat, complication and unreliable. Pine was my first ever ...
    Sep 27, 2011 at 3:32 pm
    Sep 28, 2011 at 5:13 am
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