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by JakeS
2010/05/19 10:53:19
Forum: CentOS 5 - General Support
Topic: How did your 5.4-->5.5 upgrade(s) go?
Replies: 79
Views: 11460

Re: How did your 5.4-->5.5 upgrade(s) go?

Absolutely terribly! I've only updated a VM so far (in virtualbox) and not a single problem, not one :-( I used my usual Fedora Rawhide/CentOS update method: [code] yum clean all; yum update rpm glibc yum python; yum upgrade[/code] Also someone I know, has updated there server, and apparently it's r...
by JakeS
2010/05/10 22:56:31
Forum: CentOS Social
Topic: So, How Would You Do It?
Replies: 6
Views: 1324

Re: So, How Would You Do It?

[quote] jlehtone wrote: The first that I can think of: [code]sed -i -e 's/^/ * /' text[/code] (Recent sed does have the '-i' inplace option. I do know of perl having '-p -i -e' options too, but I don't know perl.)[/quote]Oh shoot, I was gonna say that :| Though if, the file starts with say, all the ...
by JakeS
2010/04/26 14:54:58
Forum: CentOS Social
Topic: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Beta Available Today for Public Download
Replies: 60
Views: 12539

Re: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Beta Available Today for Public Download

[quote] pschaff wrote: ... Given your description of your upgrade path, the work oxymoron comes to mind when you mention stability. :-) Good luck with your primary system.[/quote]Lol. Yeah. It'll take quite a bit of um 'fine tuning' before I can even think about rebooting the thing into CentOS :-D A...
by JakeS
2010/04/26 14:15:12
Forum: CentOS Social
Topic: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Beta Available Today for Public Download
Replies: 60
Views: 12539

Re: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Beta Available Today for Public Download

[quote] pschaff wrote: [quote] JakeS wrote: ... Aside, I would have a 6.0 CentOS DVD handy, so when/if it goes wrong, I can just wipe the attempt and do a clean install :-) ...[/quote] Have fun, but better make that a RHEL6 Beta DVD for the foreseeable future.[/quote]It'd be CentOS6 stable, RHEL6 Be...
by JakeS
2010/04/26 13:13:37
Forum: CentOS Social
Topic: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Beta Available Today for Public Download
Replies: 60
Views: 12539

Re: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Beta Available Today for Public Download

[quote] Pumpino wrote: You want to "upgrade" a system from F12 to CentOS 6? Why would you attempt something that's not supported and is so "unclean"?[/quote] The challenge of trying to actually make it work, and the fun of it. Considering this is a desktop system, for personal use, no matter how-lon...
by JakeS
2010/04/26 10:05:16
Forum: CentOS Social
Topic: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Beta Available Today for Public Download
Replies: 60
Views: 12539

Re: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Beta Available Today for Public Download

[quote] jlehtone wrote: [quote]JakeS wrote: If CentOS6, is released as stable some time this year, I might switch it to my main Desktop OS :D (RHEL is meant to be late this year, but not sure about CentOS6 probably early next year if RHEL hits around Sept :-)). [/quote] Timing, timing, timing. With ...
by JakeS
2010/04/24 20:22:28
Forum: CentOS Social
Topic: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Beta Available Today for Public Download
Replies: 60
Views: 12539

Re: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Beta Available Today for Public Download

I'm liking RHEL6 so far, I've only tried it in Virtualbox, though I installed guest additions :|. But non the less seems good :-). If CentOS6, is released as stable some time this year, I might switch it to my main Desktop OS :D (RHEL is meant to be late this year, but not sure about CentOS6 probabl...
by JakeS
2010/04/23 17:00:11
Forum: CentOS Social
Topic: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Beta Available Today for Public Download
Replies: 60
Views: 12539

Re: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Beta Available Today for Public Download

Got it installing right NOW in a VM on virtualbox :D (On monitor #2). After a rather long download, on a rather slow wireless connection (through move, until i get things sorted here I'm stuck with wireless (Yes with a desktop) By slow I mean: 100%[====================================>] 3,827,048,44...
by JakeS
2010/04/01 12:09:24
Forum: CentOS Social
Topic: which media sw and os to use
Replies: 17
Views: 3322

Re: which media sw and os to use

[quote] unix1adm wrote: All, I have a new little box that I want to setup shortly. It’s a Intel 2G with 1G memory and 40G drive. Soon to be a 160G drive. I plan to upgrade memory to 2G later on. I would like to use this as a Media server for MP3 and DVD in the end. I am considering Ubuntu or CentOS ...
by JakeS
2010/03/17 23:58:19
Forum: CentOS 5 - General Support
Topic: Accesing linux partition from windows could corrupt the partition ?
Replies: 3
Views: 762

Re: Accesing linux partition from windows could corrupt the partition ?

Firstly 8GB of SWAP? are you sure the hdd can actually handle that? that's a pretty insane amount of swap (in my opinion) To be honest, I think that with that amount of swap, you got more chance of your system coming to a grinding halt due to heavy I/O than ever filling that swap to it's max. But en...

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