Replace RPMforge packages with Redhats own on a RHEL5 system

This post came to life after experiencing some upgrade problems with missing dependencies and RPM packages from RPMforge and Redhat Enterprise Linux Client release 5. The prosess to remove or replace the packages was to remove RPMforge as a package repository and replace the blocking packages with Redhats own packages. The process of replacing RPMforge […]

Read More

Disable IPv6 on Redhat RHEL4

First you remove this line from /etc/modprobe.conf if this line exists. alias net-pf-10 ipv6 Add the following line to /etc/modprobe.conf alias net-pf-10 off Reboot the system. IPv6 is now disabled. To re-enable IPv6, remove the alias net-pf-10 off line from /etc/modprobe.conf and reboot the machine. I’ve also made a post about how to disable IPv6 […]

Read More

Remove duplicate packages when querying the rpm database

Today I had to solve a RPM problem on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS release 4 (Nahant Update 6) system (RHEL4) where there were duplicate packages when querying the rpm database. This had happened after an upgrade to update 6 using up2date from the command line. It seemed like i386 and x64 packages had […]

Read More