It was the first Linux distribution to use the RPM Package Manager as its packaging format, and over time has served as the starting point for several other distributions, such as Mandriva Linux and Yellow Dog Linux.
In 2003, Red Hat discontinued the Red Hat Linux line in favor of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) for enterprise environments.
Others are issues that arise due to incompatibilities, bugs, or cosmic rays.
If you get this, you didn't install module-init-tools.
Is there any way I can create new installation CDs with the updates already included?
Yes, Red Hat Linux comes with all of the tools you need to accomplish this.
Redhat 9 has been out for a while now and there are quite a few updates available for it.
Each time I build a new system I have to download and install all of these updates.
Commands are assumed to be executed from a bash shell.
Find a location on your hard disk which has the necessary space and type the following commands: These commands will create a scratchpad area to work from and setup some convenience environment variables.
We've broken the procedure down into 6 steps below.
(We have used this procedure to fix an installation problem with Redhat 9 and the DAC960 RAID controller.) This procedure is not for the novice.
After installing upgraded packages you must run a few more steps to complete the upgrade.