1

Which EPEL package is better for CentOS, and how i am able to find out whether my CentOS 5.5 is 64-bit or 32bit?

Second Problem

in following command I am not able to execute the 3rd command (I have enabled the EPEL5)

1) wget -P /tmp http://centos.karan.org/el5/extras/testing/SRPMS/xmlrpc-c-1.06.18-1.el5.kb.src.rpm
2) rpmbuild --rebuild /tmp/xmlrpc-c-1.06.18-1.el5.kb.src.rpm
3) sudo yum -y --nogpgcheck localinstall /usr/src/redhat/RPMS/x86_64/xmlrpc-c-*.rpm
  • What is the error output of your command? – ewwhite Dec 29 '11 at 7:53
1

uname -a or uname -pi will show you the architecture of your system. In this context, "i386" or "i686" are 32-bit architectures. "x86_64" is 64-bit.

For 64-bit, you'll see something like:

[root@xtr ~]# uname -a
Linux xtr 2.6.18-274.3.1.el5 #1 SMP Tue Sep 6 20:13:52 EDT 2011 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

For a 32-bit server, you'll see:

[root@dx ~]# uname -a
Linux dx 2.6.18-274.7.1.el5PAE #1 SMP Thu Oct 20 17:03:59 EDT 2011 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
1

Following command would give you the architecture:

arch

Check out the path of you local rpm. Ensure that it exist at the path you are specifying.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.