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Re: [K12OSN] Need advice on recovering from failed boot disk



On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 6:17 PM, Jeff Siddall <news siddall name> wrote:
> On 08/15/2011 03:56 PM, David Hopkins wrote:
>>
>> I would upgrade to 5.6. I just installed a system using CentOS6. It
>> installs ok but there are a number of changes in how to administer the
>> system. In my case, I noticed that simple GUI utilities like
>> system-config-bind-gui and system-config-network are no longer
>> supported. Also, yumex doesn't seem to work quite right (crashes).  If
>> you're ok with either letting Network manager automagically set things
>> or enjoy manually configuring the network interfaces and the DNS zone
>> info then 6 isn't so bad. However, RHEL/CentOS5 is supported till 2017
>> (I think) which is quite long enough to build a test system to learn
>> the in-and-outs of 6 before using it for production.
>
> Important correction: CentOS5 has already ended full updates.  All updates,
> including maintenance, will end March 31st 2014.
>
> http://wiki.centos.org/FAQ/CentOS5
>
> CentOS6 will reach EOL on 30 Nov 2017.
>

Wow ... I definitely misread that page. Thanks for the correction.

Sincerely,
Dave Hopkins


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