[Centos] CentOS-4.0 (Beta) for i386 Official Release

Tue Jan 18 02:45:17 UTC 2005
Johnny Hughes <mailing-lists at hughesjr.com>

The CentOS team is happy to announce the availability of CentOS-4.0
(Beta) for i386.  This product supports AMD Athlon, Athlon XP, Duron,
and Intel Pentium, Pentium Pro, Pentium II, Pentium III, Pentium 4 and
Pentium Xeon processors.

A bittorent for individual CD binary iso files is available from: 

The source RPMS are available via bittorrent from: 

If possible, please use bittorrent to download all files and please
leave your download client running after the download is complete (with
ports 6881-6889 open) as your client will become part of the peer to
peer bittorrent network and reduce the load on our network mirrors.  If
you need some quick pointers for getting up to speed on bittorrent


If you can't use bittorrent (please try), ISOs are available here:

Binary and Source CDs:


NOTE:  This is a Beta distribution and may not be suitable for use in
production environments.

Please add any errors or bugs you encounter to bugzilla on



You must change your "/etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources" and your
"/etc/yum.conf" files to point to the beta server.  For examples of each
of these files see:



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