With the release of CentOS 5.5 ext4 is considered stable in this distribution so I decided to migrate to it. Luckily I started from migrating fresh server with CentOS 5.5 using some instruction I found on the internet. I think I shouldn’t say, that I screwed the whole thing up 😉 After about 6 hours cursing, kicking, and crying I solved the task and figured the correct sequence of actions. The small problem with migrating root partition is that you can’t unmount it BTW.
Aug 24 2008
As you probably know, latest software versions are rarely available to be installed as rpms. So, you need to compile them yourself. In this article I will briefly describe a process of installing, configuring and upgrading latest Apache and PHP.
Please remember, that installing from sources can sometimes break working system. So, please use this guide carefully.