How to make CentOS Linux to load a module automatically at boot time?

How to make CentOS Linux to load a module, say ixgbe, automatically at boot time? I am using CentOS 7. You can create a text file <some name>.conf in the /etc/modules-load.d/ and list the modules to be loaded there, one per line. The systemd-modules-load.service daemon will read these files and load the modules. Check more […]

WPS’ wpp program reports “libbz2.so.1.0: cannot open shared object file” on CentOS 7

WPS’ wpp program reports “libbz2.so.1.0: cannot open shared object file” on CentOS 7 as follows: $ wpp /opt/kingsoft/wps-office/office6/wpp: error while loading shared libraries: libbz2.so.1.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory The reason: wpp will tries to dynamically link ‘libbz2.so.1.0’ $ ldd /opt/kingsoft/wps-office/office6/wpp | grep libbz2 libbz2.so.1.0 => not found libbz2.so.1 => […]

How to install encfs on CentOS 6?

I noticed your answer on configuring encfs on CentOS 6. I had difficulties installing encfs on CentOS 6. How did you install it? Thanks. For CentOS 6, I used a slightly old version (version 1.7.4) using an RPM built for by PUIAS: For x86-64 version: # yum install http://puias.princeton.edu/data/puias/6/x86_64/os/Addons/fuse-encfs-1.7.4-1.puias6.x86_64.rpm For i686 version: # yum install […]

How to configure ifcfg-eth0 network scripts on Fedora/RHEL Linux?

How to configure the ifcfg-* network script files under /etc/sysconfig/network-script/ on Fedora/RHEL Linux? Following is a very typical ifcfg-eth0 file setting static IP/gateway/network mask: DEVICE=eth0 BOOTPROTO=none ONBOOT=yes NETMASK=255.255.0.0 IPADDR=192.168.1.151 GATEWAY=192.168.1.10 USERCTL=no More options are supported, here you can find a reference: Interface Configuration Files (a easier to read PDF from F15 doc). Answered by Eric […]

How to mount LVM volume from an external hard disk on CentOS?

On Fedora, after inserting/plugging in an exteranl hard disk with LVM partitions on it, the partitions will appear under /dev like /dev/lvm-group/lvm-partition. However, on CentOS 6, the LVM volumes do not appear automatically. How to mount LVM partitions from an external hard disk on CentOS? What you need on CentOS is to activate the LVM […]

How to enable RPM Fusion for CentOS 6.6?

How to enable RPM Fusion for CentOS 6.6? Enable RPM fusion on RHEL 6 or compatible like CentOS: su -c ‘yum localinstall –nogpgcheck http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/el/updates/6/i386/rpmfusion-free-release-6-1.noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/el/updates/6/i386/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-6-1.noarch.rpm’ It will install https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL. If it fails to install EPEL automatically, you will need to install it manually. Reference: http://rpmfusion.org/Configuration Answered by Eric Z Ma.

How to install vbetool on CentOS 6.6?

I found CentOS 6.6 does not ship vbetool in its default repositories, EPEL or RPMfusion. How to install vbetool on CentOS 6.6? First, download the source package from http://www.codon.org.uk/~mjg59/vbetool/ and unpack the package. Second, install needed packages: # yum pciutils-devel pciutils-devel-static libx86-devel During the building, it will try to find the libpci.a in a different […]