RHEL7 is here

Immediate adaption efforts are need – that’s what I feel when I started to mess around with the latest version of Redhat. “Good! Adaptation, improvisation, but your weakness is not your technique.” – Morpheus     Systemd First thing I notice is many services have been migrated to systemd. That means the traditional service and chkconfig commands are no longer working. Fortunately, systemd is quite easy to work with, for…

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Updating RHEL to specific minor release

There are times when updating to the latest minor release is not preferred, maybe a software compatibility issue or just plain stupidity. On RHEL 6.1 and beyond, one can utilzie the releasever parameter to lock the update to specific one. For example: yum –releasever=6.2 update But what about RHEL5.x? Redhat suggested mounting the corresponding ISO and set it up as a local repository. Lots of work especially when it’s required…

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