[Linux-HA] Hostname & ignore error question
rob at dido.ca
Tue Apr 22 08:27:47 MDT 2008
Can i use the Sid package for my Etch installation?
What you mentioned is very cool, i told my manager about it and he said
he will consider it. It would be a nice project to start....
Thanks again for your help!
Dido Internet Inc.
Peter Clapham wrote:
> We similarly use Debian on site. To overcome the problem we have found
> that maintaining a local debian mirror (with standard debian packages)
> and then use debarchiver to maintain our own repository which allows
> us to backport the current release of heartbeat and place this in our
> package archive for use as required.
> As described by Tim Cutts in the Beowulf list recently (16/4/08) this
> linked with cfengine means we can role out or specify packages to be
> upgraded or installed at install time, particularly when linked in
> with FAI or other automated installation procedure (very useful (tm)
> :-) ).
> The good news is that there are plenty of useful tools to assist here,
> you're not just stuck with the current debian package offering :-).
> Oh... and Simon Horms has been v. helpful in providing Debian ports
> and a useful place to start if you need to create Sarge backports is
> here :
> then modify the debian/rules etc as required
> Rob Morin wrote:
>> Yes, i agree, i shal discuss this issue with my manager and refer him
>> to several email postings on this list....
>> thanks again for everybodie's your help....
>> Rob Morin
>> Dido Internet Inc.
>> Andrew Beekhof wrote:
>>> On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 7:21 PM, Rob Morin <rob at dido.ca> wrote:
>>>> Thanks for the reply Dejan....
>>>> Our company has a policy to use Debian apt-get packages only, to my
>>>> knowledge what i am running is the latest available for AMD64 in
>>>> apt-get i
>>>> know its not the latest.
>>> I understand such policies (even if I may not agree with them), but
>>> companies also need to understand that it usually prevents the
>>> community from supporting them in a meaningful way.
>>> If you need support for ancient (seriously, 2.0.7 is extremely old)
>>> versions, then you need to contact the distribution that is keeping
>>> you on that version.
>>> We'll help if we can, but there's only so much we can do once you hit
>>> a problem that we've already fixed 2 years ago and you won't upgrade.
>>> That and re-diagnosing old bugs is a waste of valuable resources.
>>> I'm not picking on you specifically, its just something that comes up
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