[CentOS] Scalix install on CentOS

Will McDonald wmcdonald at gmail.com
Thu Mar 2 21:10:55 UTC 2006

On 02/03/06, James Gagnon <jamesg at nucleus.com> wrote:
> I read on the list here not to long ago a work around for the following
> error on CentOS for installing the scalix mail server…
> Error: unsupported OS release: CentOS release 4.2 (Final) on x86_64
> Someone posted a fix where you could edit a file changing the name of the OS
> or something to fix this.  Anyone remember which file it was I could edit
> and what I needed to edit it too in order to make this install work?

It was probably to change /etc/redhat-release to read...

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release 4 (Nahant)

Backup /etc/redhat-release...

cp /etc/redhat-release /etc/redhat-release.`date -I`

Then edit it and add the string above, install your package and then
switch back.


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