I recently changed my server from CentOS 6 to CentOS 7 and in the process decided that to avoid having to upgrade everything later, installing PHP 7.2 before migrating the sites would be a better option than staying with the default PHP 5.4. This was a good idea – mostly. It forced me to upgrade… Continue reading SMF 2.0 on PHP 7.2
I’ve been attempting to build all the dependencies for Dancer on CentOS 6.5 and things just kept going wrong. Several of the modules complained about needing perl >= 5.006 even though CentOS 6.5 comes with Perl 5.10. [mockbuild@build6 ~]$ cpan2rpm Test::Simple — cpan2rpm – Ver: 2.028 — Upgrade check Fetch: HTTP — module: Test::Simple –… Continue reading cpan2rpm for CentOS 6.5
Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been trying to figure out IPv6. Having worked through some of the IPv6 certification at http://ipv6.he.net/ I now have an IPv6 enabled web server and mail server as well as IPv6 connectivity at home via tunnelbroker.net I thought I’d update Shartak to allow access via IPv6 as well… Continue reading IPv6 and Shartak
Having just recently obtained an IPv6 address for my server, I figured it would be a good idea to setup a firewall on the IPv6 address. Although most services are bound to the main IPv4 address only, it doesn’t hurt to be cautious.
After a recent upgrade of a server from CentOS 4.4 to 5.1 using yum, I ran into a bit of a problem with rpm. Pretty much any rpm command would result in the following error: rpmdb: Program version 4.3 doesn’t match environment version error: db4 error(-30974) from dbenv->open: DB_VERSION_MISMATCH: Database environment version mismatch error: cannot… Continue reading Upgrading CentOS4 to CentOS5 – rpm error