[WBEL-users] Up2date and WB3.0 Mirrors.
ssilva at sgvwater.com
Thu Oct 12 15:46:26 CDT 2006
Jeff O'Brien spake the following on 10/12/2006 9:00 AM:
> Phil Schaffner wrote:
>> On Tue, 2006-10-10 at 09:41 +0100, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>>> Brian Thies wrote:
>>>> Greetings fellow users:
>>>> Over several months, the up2date gui interface almost never worked,
>>>> I started using yum to update my machines. However, I would much
>>>> rather use the gui interface.
>>>> Using the command line for up2date, I made a discovery about why the
>>>> gui doesn't work.
>>>> The mirrors for WB3 are badly out of date. only about 40% of the
>>>> mirrors that whitebox-mirrors points to are current. For example:
>>>> ftp.gtlib.cc.gatech.edu is being deprecated. jach.hawaii.edu doesnt
>>>> have a 3.0 directory. and phantomhosting.com has no whitebox
>>>> directories at all!
>>>> Any idea of who to talk to to get the mirror list updated?
>>> try http://www.centos.org/
>>> is WBEL even being maintained anymore ?
>> Appears pretty dormant at best...
>> Last traffic on the whitebox-devel list: 25 Apr 2006
>> Last traffic on whitebox-announce list: 1 May 2006
>> Last John Morris message on whitebox-users list: 30 May 2006
>> Last *@beau.org message on whitebox-users list: 16 Jul 2006
>> Thanks to John and the library for getting me, and many others, started
>> on an EL distro with WBEL3; but see link above and others in this thread
>> for instructions on moving to CentOS. The move from WBEL3 -> CentOS3
>> move was pretty painless for me long before good instructions were
>> available, and CentOS 4 has been great - timely updates, active
>> development team (thanks Karanbir), and very good community support.
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>> Whitebox-users at beau.org
> I as well award my thanks to John and the rest of the list for
> everything whitebox has done for me and my company over the past year or
> two. Thank you all so much, hopefully I'll be seeing you on the CentOS
> lists when the time comes.
> I did my first two WBEL4 to CentOS4.4 migrations this morning both went
> without a hitch. Well except one, after upgrading the two systems I
> noticed both have the whitebox grub splash screen and no CentOS splash
> screen was found on the system. If one of you could kindly point to me
> a new splash.xml.gz with the CentOS that would be well appreciated for
> such a small thing (just a little anal retentive). Or does anyone have
> a little HOWTO on making your own custom? Not a big deal if no one does.
> For the upgrade I had two systems that were both "Minimal" installs with
> added daemons via yum (httpd, named, MySQL, Dovecot). Everything seems
> to work so far.
> Thanks again!
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