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The Alternative Architecture Special Interest Group (AltArch SIG) is happy to announce the release the x86 32-bit version of CentOS Linux 7.  This architecture is also known as i386 or i686.  You can get this version of CentOS from the INFO page. This version of CentOS Linux 7 is for PAE capable 32 bit machines, […]

When using on-demand instantiation of virtual machines in cloud computing, users pass configuration data to the cloud and that data is used for configuring the instances. This process is called contextualization. Contextualization includes identity(users, groups), network, system services and disk configuration. Flamingo is a contextualization tool that is being developed under GSoC 2015 that aims to handle […]

Ten days ago I wrote an article here about an armv7hl test image for the Cubietruck 32-bit ARM board.  I have just uploaded a similar armv7hl image for the Raspberry Pi2. Both of these images are created with the RootFS Build Factory (a 2015 CentOS GSoC Project from Mandar Joshi sponsored by the CentOS Project). […]

As Jim Perrin pointed out in an earlier post here on seven.centos.org, we have commenced an armv7 (actually, armv7hl) open build to try and produce CentOS-7 for arm32 boards like the Cubietruck, Raspberry Pi2, and ODROID-C1 (among others). We now have a minimal sdcard only image for the Cubietruck from our unsigned (and as yet […]

The rolling ISO media releases for CentOS 7 for May 2015 (1505) are now available. These rolling ISO media releases are basically just respins of the install media at release time with all bugfix, enhancement, and security updates since release rolled in.  The updated ISOs for 1505 are based on all updates in the CentOS […]

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