Redhat Enterprise Linux released a beta version of 7.0 in the last month of 2013, and then GA release is usually in 4-6 months, which should be around May, 2014. So what’s the major changes in this major release?

As system administrators, we’d better know SystemTap and be able to assemble its existed recipes for comprehensive system analysis. When I am on my way to make a collection of  systemtap scripts, I realize that I should give a brief…

Red Hat on Wednesday (10, Nov. 2010) released version 6 of its Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) distribution. RHEL 6 has more than 2,000 packages, and an 85 percent increase in the amount of code from the previous version, said…

HP-snmp-agents contains the SNMP server, storage, and nic agents for all HP Proliant systems with ASM, ILO, & ILO2 embedded management asics. If you’re using SNMP to monitor your HP server running status, this package is needed.

Redhat.com release another update of RHEL5 yesterday at 2010/03/30. This minor update releases typically provide feature enhancements, bugfixes and new hardware support. From the release notes:

I’m runing RHEL/CentOS for a group of database servers, and they mainly use MySQL for productive services. Recently I noticed that MySQL’s new feathers and bug fixes that comes from system updates make little sense to our needs, so I’m…

I just successfully updated my Dell PowerEdge 1850 from CentOS 4.8 to CentOS 5.4, luckily the issues I faced were not so rare. The steps I used are listed below, may it helpful for you as well! Although this post…

Recently I was working on a Dell PE1950 at work and decided to get Xen installed, so that I can create some virtual servers for our developers. Finding out that Xen in Redhat Enterprise Linux is not so easy to…