Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 is a Linux distribution sold by Red Hat, Inc. for the enterprise market.

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How to diagnose causes of oom-killer killing processes

I have a small virtual private server running CentOS and www/mail/db, which has recently had a couple of incidents where the web server and ssh became unresponsive. Looking at the logs, I saw that ...
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Upgrade CentOS 5.x to CentOS 6.x - tips and techniques

Now that CentOS 6.0 is making its way to the various mirror sites, I wanted to solicit opinions on the upgrade process. In working with the commercial RedHat 5.6 and 6.x distributions for the past few ...
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Newer GLIBC for RHEL/CentOS 5.x

I have a situation where a group of developers is attempting to deploy a binary application to a series of RHEL 5.5 and CentOS 5.5 servers. Unfortunately, the application was developed on another ...
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CentOS 5 - realtime patch

Where can I download precompiled CentOS 5 kernel including realtime patch? Or I need to compile it myself (if yes, how to do that)?
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How to install mcrypt on RHEL5

We have an RHEL5 server that I'm trying to install PHP-Mcrypt on and I'm stuck when I tried to run ./configure for mcrypt source files. I was using this guide: ...
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How can i run shell script at boot (start up)

How can i run shell script every time my system boot ( start up ) in linux (RHEL 5)?
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LSI RAID controller errors on DB import - How to troubleshoot?

We're running an import of a database dump on an Oracle system - (RHEL 5.9, 2.6.18-348.6.1.el5). The import does not complete, eventually erroring-out with: ORA-15080: synchronous I/O operation to a ...
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CentOS 5.5 remote kickstart installation stalls at “Starting install process.” How to debug?

I'm having a difficult time with a remote CentOS 5.5 kickstart installation on an HP ProLiant DL360 G6. This is in an environment where I maintain an internal CentOS yum repository. The kickstart ...
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Puppet vs Chef, pro and contra from users and use cases [closed]

I already googled and read the "to-puppet-or-to-chef-that-is-the-question" article. I'm interested in use cases, real world implementations in which people had choosen one or the other on real ...
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Override DHCP hostname on RHEL5/CentOS/Amazon Linux

I'm running Amazon Linux (based on RHEL5) on EC2. I have my own domain name pointing to the instance's elastic IP. Amazon auto-assigns the instance a generic (and not visible on the Internet) ...
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How-to: add an ISO/DVD of RHEL to the Repository list under Gnome for installing packages

I want to add the original ISO I installed RHEL from as a repository under the Add/Remove Software tool in Gnome. How do I do this? To clarify, I know what I need to do (add a repository) - I need ...
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How to monitor Windows host with Nagios?

How do I use Nagios to monitor Windows clients? Are there any alternative solutions available?
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Mount NTFS (read/write capability) filesystem on RHEL 5 (2.6.8-18.el5)

I'm using RHEL 5.0 with the kernel 2.6.8-18.el5. I want to mount my external hard disk drive with the NTFS file system. I cannot mount it because it doesn't support NTFS file system. Error msg: mount: ...
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Restarting the httpd service in RHEL returns “Stopping httpd: [FAILED]” - How do I fix this?

This is my first indication of an issue: $ sudo /sbin/service httpd restart Stopping httpd: [FAILED] Starting httpd: no listening sockets available, ...
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RHEL 5 Hyper-V Guest - Cannot sync with NTP after kernel upgrade

I'm running a RHEL 5 (64 bit) guest on Microsoft Hyper-V. I've always had trouble with the clock getting way ahead of itself, which I was able to solve previously by adding divider=10 ...
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How to block torrent downloads by squid?

I am using linux (RHEL 5) server with few windows xp client machines , I would like to block torrent downloads at clients, I am using squid 2.6 stable. How can i do this by squid ? Is there any ...
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chmod -R 777 /. - RHEL 5.5

A shell script testing went bad and it issued chmod -R 777 /. to the system, instead of chmod -R 777 ./ and as expected it wiped the critical meta data. We have turned off the system and it ...
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Official online RPM package browser / search for CentOS

I am looking for something that resembles packages.debian.org Debian Package Browser only for CentOS 5 and/or RHEL 5 [Red Hat Enterprise Linux].
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ssh keys + RHEL5

I've been able to set up SSH authentication keys on my ubuntu, fedora core and mac systems, however, I'm not able to get SSH keys to work properly with redhat enterprise linux 5 (RHEL5). I've tried ...
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Caveats when upgrading from RHEL 5.4 to RHEL 6.3 on hundreds of production servers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Caveats when upgrading from Java 6 to Java 7 on hundreds of production servers I am about to upgrade the RHEL version from RHEL 5.4 to RHEL 6.3 in a few hundreds of ...
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In RHEL 5, yum cannot find a package (python-devel)

At work I need to use Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) version 5 on one particular server. I am experienced with Linux, but not much with RHEL (more with Debian and Ubuntu). I want to install ...
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Apache throwing 403 on serving images from an NFS share

I'm repeatedly getting 403 Permission Denied errors on trying to serve images from apache running on Machine A. The images are in a directory which is an NFS share from Machine B. The entry on ...
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Incorrect MIME type - pulling my hair out

I have a problem with CSS files being incorrectly marked text/html by Apache. The file type is mismatched in the browser, and is ignored causing display failures. I'm using Apache 2.2.3 on a RHEL 5 ...
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RHEL5 Run script on Server's first boot

How can I run a script on the first book of my rhel 5 server after install. I am using post kickstart tasks to create a script and I'd like to run it the first time the server boots. How can I do ...
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How do I run strace or ltrace on Tomcat Catalina?

Running ltrace isn't trivial. This RHEL 5.3 system has based on a Tomcat Catalina (servlet container) which uses text scripts to tie everything together. When I tried to find an executable here's the ...
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What's the preferred way of upgrading CentOS 5.5 to use the latest stable release of gcc?

Seems that gcc on CentOS 5.5 is a few versions behind the latest, which has some optimizations that I would seriously welcome. What is the best practice for installing and upgrading gcc?
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RHEL - NFS4: Mounted/Exported as rw, user write permission denied

I have nfs4 configured between a RHEL 5.3 server (charlie) and a RHEL 5.4 client (simcom1). The machines are configured to authenticate users via kerberos by a Windows Server 2008 active directory ...
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Backing up audit data with growisofs

We've had a problem occur when writing to DVD+Rs and DVD-Rs using growisofs on Redhat Enterprise Linux 5.0. What we’re trying to do is backup audit data that we've stored, which is basically one .zip ...
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NIC reordering on RHEL5/CentOS 5

I have an HP ProLiant DL360 G6 containing two onboard NICs as well as an HP NC375T (NetXen NX3031 chipset) 4-port PCIe card. The system was running with eth0 and eth1 belonging to the onboard NICs and ...
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MySQL Server Not Starting on Boot

I have installed MySQL on a RHEL 5 server and I want to set it up so that the server starts on boot. I've ran the chkconfig --list mysqld command and it's currently running on levels 3, 4 and 5. ...