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OpenStack is the current de facto standard for cloud computing platforms and is supported by all major Linux distributions. Coupled with its role as the base technology in the domains of NFV & SDN, it has become one of the hottest softwares for networking community. It is a combination of numerous components and services, which […]

ARMv7 With the growing list of easily accessible ARM hardware like the RaspBerry Pi 2 and the ODROID-C1, several community efforts have sprouted, working out the details for getting CentOS-7 built and available for the new boards. One of our UK based community members has made the most progress so far, posting his build process […]

Following our previous post, we are pleased to announced that the first (pre-release) CentOS 7rc tree is pushed. As a reminder, you can find it at the following location : http://buildlogs.centos.org/centos/7/os/x86_64-20140614 If you want to use it, you need to use the boot.iso media (found under the images directory) , start a netinstall and point […]

As we're all busy building/testing/rebuilding/QA'ing/etc ... the el7 rc tree, I thought it would be a good idea to also start looking at building the Live media spins (aka CentOS LiveCD/LiveDVD we had for version 5 and 6). The first thing was to rebuild the needed tools but that was easy to do (you can […]

With previous el5 and el6 installs, I would clear the disks, and accept the default lvm layout, though I would adjust the sizes a bit. Ordinarily when I adjusted the sizes, I would leave myself additional free space within the volume group so that I could grow later as needed. Upon installing the rhel7 beta, […]

So my first test of RHEL7b1 was "interesting" in a sense that anaconda died on me with a "dracut Warning: /dev/root does not exist" message. Instead of using the DVD.iso to setup a VM, I just added the rhel7b1 tree on my home nfs server and I quickly copied/pasted some lines in my pxe default.cfg […]

I have a laptop that has Win7, RHEL-6 and some other distros and used it to do a test install of EL7beta. anaconda identified the installed Linux OSes and created proper entries for grub2. However, it did not find Win7. The Release Notes for RHEL 7beta says, "In addition to the Linux file systems, GRUB […]

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