[TriLUG] my red hat subscription expiring
Ryan.Leathers at globalknowledge.com
Mon Nov 15 11:34:36 EST 2004
some of the software I use is only "supported" by the vendor if I stick with
RHEL. I would be happy to look at CentOS otherwise. I have never taken the
time to try YUM since I understand it falls outside the boundary of good
form on Red Hat. Thanks for the reply though - I'm still looking.
From: Joseph Tate [mailto:dragonstrider at gmail.com]
Sent: Monday, November 15, 2004 10:27 AM
To: Triangle Linux Users Group discussion list
Subject: Re: [TriLUG] my red hat subscription expiring
On Mon, 15 Nov 2004 06:58:17 -0800 (PST), Turnpike Man
<turnpike420 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> someone at RH may have to expand on this, but I've heard of satellite
> RHN servers... meaning, you have one of your own, however, I'm also
> production RHEL boxes isn't enough to justify a satellite... just thoughts
> go on.
> David McD.
This is a scenario that I don't think is well thought out at the Red
Hat camp. I'd suggest using CentOS on those internal machines and set
up a local YUM repository to keep them up to date.
If you do that, please send in your suggested donation so that the
bandwidth costs can be defrayed. They got hit big when CentOS 3.3
came out a few months ago. Ended up with a $1500 ISP bill for the
Personal e-mail: jtate AT dragonstrider DOT com
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