Red Hat 9.0 Updates – update script

July 7, 2003 11:26 pm

Updates for Red Hat 9.0 Distros. The Red Hat 9.0 Small distro is now only 670 MB minimum size.

If you’ve already deployed Red Hat 9.0 small or large, run the following commands to bring yours up to date:

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# Remove some wasted space (About 60 megs or so)
rpm -e wireless-tools telnet-server hwcrypto yp-tools ypbind wvdial statserial slrn rp-pppoe pciutils apmd setserial hotplug irda-utils grub nss_ldap

rm -f /etc/ldap.conf.rpmsave

rm -rf /lib/modules/*

# Get the “apt-get” package manager for Red Hat
rpm -Uvh http://ftp.freshrpms.net/pub/freshrpms/redhat/9/apt/apt-0.5.5cnc6-fr1.i386.rpm

# apt-get can update itself
apt-get update

# update your system
apt-get upgrade

# Fix sendmail
/etc/init.d/sendmail stop
apt-get install m4
mv -f /etc/rc.d/init.d/sendmail.rpmsave /etc/rc.d/init.d/sendmail
mv -f /etc/mail/sendmail.cf.rpmnew /etc/mail/sendmail.cf
mv -f /etc/mail/submit.cf.rpmnew /etc/mail/submit.cf
mv -f /etc/mail/submit.cf.bak /etc/mail/submit.cf
/etc/init.d/sendmail start # If it complains, repeat the .bak move above

# Generate new SSH keys
/etc/init.d/sshd stop
rm -f /etc/ssh/*_key*
/etc/init.d/sshd start

# Update procps (top, etc) – fixes a display error in top
rpm -Uvh http://tech9.net/rml/procps/packages/2.0.13/procps-2.0.13-1.i386.rpm
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-Chris

3 Responses

  1. [root@li-94 root]# ./newscript
    usage: statserial [-n | -d | -x] [device]
    -n option disables looping
    -d option prints modem status as a decimal number
    -x option prints modem status as a hexadecimal number
    Default device is /dev/ttyS1
    ./newscript: line 4: nss_ldap: command not found
    rpm: no packages given for install
    ./newscript: line 10: http://ftp.freshrpms.net/pub/freshrpms/redhat/9/apt/apt-0.5.5cnc6-fr1.i386.rpm: No such file or directory
    ./newscript: line 13: apt-get: command not found
    ./newscript: line 16: apt-get: command not found
    Shutting down sendmail: [ OK ]
    Shutting down sm-client: [ OK ]
    ./newscript: line 20: apt-get: command not found
    mv: can’t stat source /etc/rc.d/init.d/sendmail.rpmsave
    mv: can’t stat source /etc/mail/sendmail.cf.rpmnew
    mv: can’t stat source /etc/mail/submit.cf.rpmnew
    Starting sendmail: [ OK ]
    Starting sm-client: [ OK ]
    Stopping sshd: [ OK ]
    Generating SSH1 RSA host key: [ OK ]
    Generating SSH2 RSA host key: [ OK ]
    Generating SSH2 DSA host key: [ OK ]
    Starting sshd: [ OK ]
    rpm: no packages given for install
    ./newscript: line 34: http://tech9.net/rml/procps/packages/2.0.13/procps-2.0.13-1.i386.rpm: No such file or directory

  2. Ahh – You’ve got line-breaks where they shouldn’t be ..

    -Chris

  3. yeah i copied and pasted – thanks for catching that – its damn late here.

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