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VMWare 2.0.x and CentOS 5.4 glibc crashes and instabilities – a workaround solution

If you’re running VMWare Server 2.0.x on CentOS 5.4, you’ll have noticed that you (most likely) suffer random reboots and other instabilities on the guest operating systems – this is due to a glibc error in vmware’s libraries, and has yet to be fixed by vmware (thanks a lot).  The real issue is CentOS/Redhat has Continue reading VMWare 2.0.x and CentOS 5.4 glibc crashes and instabilities – a workaround solution

Yum update check script – runs via crontab and emails when new updates are available

Here’s a quick script that will check yum updates and email you when there are new updates available. Split into two sections, one script is for all package updates, and the other script is for letting us know if we need to reboot when a new kernel package has been installed. Script to check for Continue reading Yum update check script – runs via crontab and emails when new updates are available