[CentOS-docs] dead links and request for home page

Fri Dec 23 16:34:05 UTC 2016
Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com>

On Thu, Dec 22, 2016 at 11:44 PM, Mika Hämäläinen <mikahamis at gmail.com> wrote:
> Greetings from Finland!
> This is my first contribution.
> username: MikaHämäläinen
> the proposed subject of your Wiki contribution(s): fix dead link at
> https://wiki.centos.org/irc
> the proposed location of your Wiki contribution(s):
> https://wiki.centos.org/irc
> At #12: IRC Instructions for Beginners in paragraph
> "Some of the CentOS IRC channels, most notably #centos and #centos-social,
> require you to have your nick registered with the nickname service on
> freenode in order to join and participate. freenode provides registration
> instructions and other information that you are encouraged to read."
> the link to registration instructions is dead. The new link is:
> http://freenode.net/kb/answer/registration
> Also, there is a dead link on https://wiki.centos.org/FAQ/General
> at #22, http://www.redhat.com/advice/speaks_backport.html
> The same dead link can also be found at https://wiki.centos.org/irc at #2.0
> (We heavily encourage the Socratic Method over spoonfeeding answers; reading
> how to ask questions; and understanding the upstream's statement about
> backporting.)
> Alas, I couldn't find a corresponding page with a quick search for
> "backport" at https://www.redhat.com/en/search (the 404 page search doesn't
> actually search anything, it loads the real search page).
> Also, I would like to make a request for a home page.
> Cheers,
> Mika Hämäläinen

Hi Mika,

You can now edit the IRC wiki page. Also, your home page is here:


I have corrected the "backporting" link in FAQ #22. It is:


Thank you for your contribution.