[Centos] Release Announcement: CentOS-4.0 (Beta) for ia64 Official Release

Sun Jan 23 11:19:24 UTC 2005
Johnny Hughes <mailing-lists at hughesjr.com>

For Release:  January 23, 2005

The CentOS team is happy to announce the availability of CentOS-4.0
(Beta) for ia64.  This product supports Intel Itanium2 processors.

Downloading -- Bittorrent

A bittorent for the DVD binary iso file is available from: 

The source RPMS are available via bittorrent from: 

Please use bittorrent and keep your downloader running for others to use
even after the download completes.

If you need some quick pointers for getting up to speed on bittorrent


Once again - please leave your downloader running after the download is
complete (with ports 6881-6889 open) as your downloader will become part
of the peer to peer bittorrent network and reduce the load on our mirror

Further information on bittorrent is available at http://bittorrent.com/


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



NOTE:  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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The CentOS Team

Johnny Hughes
CentOS 4 Release Manager