[Centos] problem building the isos?

Tue Jan 11 08:53:44 UTC 2005
Johnny Hughes <mailing-lists at hughesjr.com>

On Tue, 2005-01-11 at 09:57 +0400, security wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am making my own distribution based on RHEL AS 3U4 (with additional 
> rpms, like urpmi, webmin, nessus, Maildir format by default for Postfix, 
> courier-IMAP etc.)  and I would like to have information from the CentOS 
> team.  I am generating the isos of this distribution but during the 
> launching of anaconda, the graphic interface failed to work, so the 
> installation in text mode is the only one possible.  I think i find the 
> problem:  pam.
> by using pam-0.75-51, all is ok (graphical install of anaconda) but with 
> more recent versions, anaconda refuses to launch the graphical install.  
> Question:  had somebody similar problems??  Thank you in advance and 
> good year to all :)
Are you using the latest anaconda from RHEL-3 (anaconda-

We are using pam-0.77-65 with anaconda- in CentOS-4beta ... I
don't know what all you would have to upgrade to make that work with
RHEL-3 stuff. Personally, I would stick with what RHEL-3 uses (currently
anaconda- and pam-0.75-62 in CentOS-3.4), so that you can do
updates easily when they have security issues.  

See this concerning RedHat's backporting policy.  Just because a RHEL
package is older, it doesn't necessarily mean that it has security


Johnny Hughes