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  • What do you guys recommend for backing up a small CentOS server in a business environment. It will have (3) 300gb drives in a raid 5 array but I don't anticipate more than about 25gb of data that ...
    Scott WalkerScott Walker
    Mar 11, 2012 at 8:12 pm
    Mar 17, 2012 at 3:03 pm
  • why will Centos 6 not boot from an mdraid 10 partition?
    William WarrenWilliam Warren
    Mar 6, 2012 at 10:29 am
    Mar 8, 2012 at 4:01 pm
  • I have had the same email address since 1997 (when microsoft stole bob.com from me thanks to network solutions...) In the early days I of course was free with my email and used it everwhere. Fast ...
    Bob HoffmanBob Hoffman
    Mar 12, 2012 at 5:12 pm
    Mar 16, 2012 at 8:11 am
  • I imagine some day in the near future there will be a switch to ipv6. I cannot imagine ever remembering the ip address then...crazy. My question, since i have never done ip6 stuff, is what does that ...
    Bob HoffmanBob Hoffman
    Mar 30, 2012 at 2:23 pm
    Apr 2, 2012 at 9:29 pm
  • CentOS Community, I have a dedicated server with 4 hard drives in a RAID 10 software configuration running LVM. My OS is CentOS 6.2. Earlier today, I rebooted my system and my system did not come ...
    Jonathan VomackaJonathan Vomacka
    Mar 2, 2012 at 9:03 am
    Mar 7, 2012 at 8:43 am
  • I'm looking into adding a cloud to one of my servers. Criteria: security accessible via Windoze, Android Mobile Devices, iPhones, iPads, Macs Preferably something living under one of the better ...
    John HintonJohn Hinton
    Mar 7, 2012 at 1:06 pm
    Mar 9, 2012 at 3:17 pm
  • Is there a web-interface to dovecot under CentOS-6? I want to create a top-level folder (ie at the same level as Inbox) but this doesn't seem to be possible from KMail running on a remote Fedora-6 ...
    Timothy MurphyTimothy Murphy
    Mar 3, 2012 at 7:15 am
    Mar 6, 2012 at 6:39 pm
  • Well, I updated my system late last week, and just thought to look: yes, I'm on t-bird 10.0.1, and I pull up the search messages window, and click on the dropdown... and there is NO OPTION to search ...
    Mark RothMark Roth
    Mar 13, 2012 at 11:14 am
    Mar 15, 2012 at 9:46 am
  • I just updated one of our servers to 5.8, and rebooted. In the logs, I saw a bunch of Mar 21 16:29:02 <server rpc.statd[9783]: recv_rply: can't decode RPC message! Mar 21 16:29:33 <server last ...
    Mark RothMark Roth
    Mar 21, 2012 at 4:40 pm
    Mar 31, 2012 at 4:12 pm
  • hi Just wondering if there is any statiscs report of selinxu usages in production environment? I know some still turn it off. thanks. min
    Min WangMin Wang
    Mar 31, 2012 at 11:31 pm
    Apr 2, 2012 at 12:49 pm
  • I believe I've posted before about one of the speed issues we were having, of backups taking many, many hours that should *not* take that long. My manager and I finally nailed it down to the h/d ...
    Mark RothMark Roth
    Mar 26, 2012 at 4:49 pm
    Mar 29, 2012 at 1:15 am
  • Hi all, I have strange problem with my persistent names applied to iscsi disks. I have configured an udev rule to assign static iscsi disk names: KERNEL=="sd[a-z]", SUBSYSTEM=="block", ...
    C. L. MartinezC. L. Martinez
    Mar 13, 2012 at 3:30 am
    Mar 30, 2012 at 3:00 am
  • Hi, Do we need HT enabled on CentOS release 5.5 (Final) and Kernel Version :- 2.6.18-194.el5 Please help me understand the pros and cons of having HT enabled or disabled on the Server Dell R 710. cat ...
    Kaushal ShriyanKaushal Shriyan
    Mar 9, 2012 at 12:45 am
    Mar 10, 2012 at 10:50 am
  • Greetings Dear Friends ! i have Postfix Running On CentOS 6.2 x86_64, TLS/SASL is already configured and working. Can anyone please assist me how to configure Postfix to listen and accept TLS ...
    Prabhpal S. MaviPrabhpal S. Mavi
    Mar 30, 2012 at 10:51 am
    Mar 31, 2012 at 5:45 pm
  • I have a CentOS-6.2 server in Italy. Every few months the server gets into a strange state and stops working after a power outage. I should say that this does not occur after every power outage; I ...
    Timothy MurphyTimothy Murphy
    Mar 24, 2012 at 7:33 am
    Mar 26, 2012 at 9:09 am
  • Hello all, I am down to my last hurdle of my project, backups. I am thinking of three different ways to go and wanted to ask for input on what you think is the better choice. Not asking for 'how to' ...
    Bob HoffmanBob Hoffman
    Mar 23, 2012 at 8:19 pm
    Mar 24, 2012 at 11:02 pm
  • Dear all I have centos 6.0 in my system and i want to update packages, so i tried the yum commands for checking and installing updates, but my proxy is objecting and i got the following error Loaded ...
    Arun kumarArun kumar
    Mar 27, 2012 at 2:05 am
    Mar 27, 2012 at 10:25 am
  • I need to shrink /home(755G) to 150GB and use free space to add to the existing /(50G). #df -kh Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/mapper/vg_web-lv_root 50G 7.8G 40G 17% / tmpfs 7.8G ...
    Mar 18, 2012 at 1:34 pm
    Mar 20, 2012 at 8:36 am
  • Hi. I just upgraded to CentOS 5.8 and got Thunderbird and Firefox 10, and I regret it already... I find that reading texts in these new versions is much more straining to the eyes than it used to be, ...
    Toralf LundToralf Lund
    Mar 8, 2012 at 5:36 am
    Mar 12, 2012 at 4:20 am
  • we recently deployed some large XFS file systems with centos 6.2 used as NFS servers... I've had some reports of a problem similar to the one reported here... ...
    John R PierceJohn R Pierce
    Mar 2, 2012 at 1:05 pm
    Mar 7, 2012 at 6:54 pm
  • Hi there, I have an old server (home use now), and i just did a fresh install of 5.8 on it. But the disk is constantly noisy. When running iotop, there is nothing blaring out at me. (sample output) ...
    Mar 22, 2012 at 12:24 am
    Mar 22, 2012 at 1:03 pm
  • Hey folks, I have 1 system ( Sunfire x2250 running 5.7 ) that is having issues with RAM, but I'm not sure how to debug it. And unfortunately it is not under support anymore. I started the job about 4 ...
    Alan McKayAlan McKay
    Mar 13, 2012 at 12:50 pm
    Mar 14, 2012 at 3:55 pm
  • Another smooth update. Thanks CentOS-team! -- BW, Sorin ----------------------------------------------------------- # Sorin Srbu [Sysadmin, Systems Engineer] # Dept of Medicinal Chemistry, Phone: +46 ...
    Sorin SrbuSorin Srbu
    Mar 8, 2012 at 3:48 am
    Mar 11, 2012 at 10:12 am
  • Hi, is there anyone using shellinabox[1] (Web based AJAX terminal emulator): I'm trying to run it on a Centos 6.2 x86_64 but I cannot past inserting username and I get "session closed". Actually I'm ...
    Mar 27, 2012 at 4:01 pm
    Apr 10, 2012 at 2:56 pm
  • HI. I have instaled a WEB server with Postgresql on CentOS 6.2. PostgreSQL, versin 9.1.3 x64 from EntrrpriseDB base *.run*. PHP with PDO from YUM using reposity versions. On start apache does not get ...
    Rudinei DiasRudinei Dias
    Mar 27, 2012 at 8:49 am
    Mar 31, 2012 at 12:22 pm
  • Hello, I have several CentOS 6.2 hosts (2.6.32-220.7.1.el6.x86_64) that lock up when attempting to use the Gnome desktop from the console. I can always log in, but then all I get is the blue root ...
    Jack BaileyJack Bailey
    Mar 20, 2012 at 2:21 pm
    Mar 20, 2012 at 8:11 pm
  • Here's a problem I have at home - I updated to 5.8, have t-bird 10 and ff 10; I run icewm. However, I cannot get a link in an email to open in my browser. Anyone else see this? mark
    Mark RothMark Roth
    Mar 26, 2012 at 5:24 pm
    Mar 27, 2012 at 8:27 pm
  • I want to install centos 6.2 i386 on a pc with the following specs cpu 1.8 GHz p4 RAM 512 Mbyte HD: IDE 20 GByte i have downloaded netinstall iso and the installer proceeds AUTOMATICALLY in TEXT MODE ...
    Aggelis AggelisAggelis Aggelis
    Mar 27, 2012 at 4:58 pm
    Apr 3, 2012 at 10:28 am
  • I just noticed that CentOS (6.2) by default allows any user to reboot/poweroff system without any admin rights, or without any further questions, if using commands 'reboot' or 'poweroff'. But ...
    Timo NeuvonenTimo Neuvonen
    Mar 28, 2012 at 9:17 am
    Mar 29, 2012 at 9:36 am
  • I have a CentOS 6.2 Desktop-Version (my Laptop). I have install remmina via rpm and want now install a plugin (rpd). I have download the pluging from ...
    Mar 26, 2012 at 6:50 am
    Mar 26, 2012 at 9:45 am
  • I have a new server with multiple nics running Centos 6.2 and I'd like to force all NFS traffic over one nic. We're using FreeNAS to dish out NFS shares and I have different IPs on my 2 nics but how ...
    Smithies, RussellSmithies, Russell
    Mar 13, 2012 at 9:29 pm
    Mar 14, 2012 at 3:37 pm
  • We just moved a user, who deals with a *lot* of data, to a new server, since his old NFS home directory was on a disk that had started showing problems. Now, i/o is about six times slower, my manager ...
    Mark RothMark Roth
    Mar 1, 2012 at 11:15 am
    Mar 2, 2012 at 4:19 pm
  • Hi list! I have a 3TB usb drive with an NTFS filesystem on it, that I can't mount.: [bent at bnlaptop ~]$ sudo /sbin/mount.ntfs-3g /dev/sdb1 /mnt Failed to read vcn 0xf28: Input/output error Failed ...
    Bent TerpBent Terp
    Mar 22, 2012 at 8:21 am
    Jul 17, 2012 at 4:05 am
  • Hi, Are there tools or utilities to understand about the reason behind high load on CentOS Linux. Please help me understand with examples. Regards, Kaushal
    Kaushal ShriyanKaushal Shriyan
    Mar 25, 2012 at 11:07 pm
    Mar 26, 2012 at 6:11 am
  • i've this udp daemon which is waiting for an incoming udp datagram. now i want test this daemon for random garbage to test how it behaves. My udp daemon is running because its shows on netstat. ...
    Arif HossainArif Hossain
    Mar 14, 2012 at 9:25 am
    Mar 19, 2012 at 11:44 am
  • Perhaps I am trying to do the impossible. centos6, spamassassin, procmail, dovecot, postfix. Postfix, by default, accepts all incoming mail to any user listed in the shadow/passwd and alias files. I ...
    Bob HoffmanBob Hoffman
    Mar 5, 2012 at 11:50 pm
    Mar 6, 2012 at 5:54 am
  • I'm trying to find out from which repo I got xiphos and its matching sword libraries from, and somehow am not finding it. hints, anyone? thanks! -- ...
    Fred smithFred smith
    Mar 4, 2012 at 9:15 pm
    Mar 5, 2012 at 8:49 am
  • Centos 6, stock installation, no additional repos added. vsftp works fine in regular mode, going to ssl I got issues. I get as far as 'directory listing' and it dies. It times out and disconnects. ...
    Bob HoffmanBob Hoffman
    Mar 2, 2012 at 2:09 am
    Mar 2, 2012 at 2:30 pm
  • What is different about the initial startup of iptables than 'service iptables restart' (and different from C5)? I want to use iptables port redirection to send port 80 to 8080 so a java web service ...
    Les MikesellLes Mikesell
    Mar 30, 2012 at 1:53 pm
    Apr 4, 2012 at 12:06 pm
  • I have poked around in google and have seen a number of youtube videos, but my question is whether anyone really has linux running on any kind of tablet or tablet PC device in such a way that the ...
    Mar 29, 2012 at 8:56 pm
    Mar 30, 2012 at 7:29 pm
  • Hello, Thanks to some nice people on here and other forums I have pretty much finalized my whole mail system on centos 6.x. With all the checks, greylisting, dev/null of any 8+ spam level SA, I still ...
    Bob HoffmanBob Hoffman
    Mar 29, 2012 at 6:00 pm
    Mar 30, 2012 at 2:38 pm
  • Hi My system is CentOS 6. I need to edit xorg.conf. But it can't be find in /etc/X11. Where is it? How can I get the default setting? Thanks. brick
    Mar 29, 2012 at 4:36 am
    Mar 29, 2012 at 12:14 pm
  • Hi Guys, Has anyone successfully installed and ran the Dell Online Diagnostics for Centos 6.2? RHEL 6 is a listed as a supported OS, but it appears the install.sh shell script says it is ...
    Turnbough, Bradley E.Turnbough, Bradley E.
    Mar 22, 2012 at 11:47 am
    Mar 26, 2012 at 1:33 pm
  • Hi everyone! :-) I have a problem with making a wireless USB dongle work under CentOS 6. The dongle is known to not work natively under Linux and last time I used it (cca 3 years ago) I managed to ...
    Marko VojinovicMarko Vojinovic
    Mar 23, 2012 at 5:16 pm
    Mar 23, 2012 at 7:48 pm
  • To GeraldClark and PjWelsh, I have centos 6 and used your guide to get it going with vnc. First of all thanks for putting that up, so many techs told me I did not have to install a desktop to make it ...
    Bob HoffmanBob Hoffman
    Mar 22, 2012 at 10:26 pm
    Mar 23, 2012 at 3:18 pm
  • Hi, I recently upgraded to the latest MySQL 5.0.95 package as part of the CentOS 5.8 upgrade. I use MySQL query profiling on a regular basis for performance testing. However, if I try to use any of ...
    Andy TaylorAndy Taylor
    Mar 22, 2012 at 12:18 pm
    Mar 23, 2012 at 11:05 am
  • If there is a serious power failure, eg during an electric storm, and the internet goes down then my CentOS-6.2 server seems to take an inordinate time, maybe forever, to get past fail2ban. It is as ...
    Timothy MurphyTimothy Murphy
    Mar 18, 2012 at 7:17 am
    Mar 18, 2012 at 9:48 am
  • Hello, I am confused by a warning from mkswap : When making a swap on a LVM volume, I see the following warning : mkswap: /dev/vg_SDB1/swap_test6_64: warning: don't erase bootbits sectors on whole ...
    Philippe NaudinPhilippe Naudin
    Mar 13, 2012 at 8:41 am
    Mar 15, 2012 at 4:32 am
  • any idea when will firefox 10 be available for centos 5?
    Janez KosmrljJanez Kosmrlj
    Mar 8, 2012 at 4:14 am
    Mar 8, 2012 at 10:30 am
  • hello list, I am attempting to backup a centos 5.4 (x86_64) server running mysql with a cron job. Here's how the cron job looks: [root at cloud:/home/bluethundr/backupdb] #crontab -l * 3 * * * ...
    Tim DunphyTim Dunphy
    Mar 4, 2012 at 10:25 pm
    Mar 6, 2012 at 4:55 pm
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