After installing Fedora Core 3 in text mode without X installed on caeryn (my home server), I did the following to get her ready for use:
- Followed the instructions to initialize Yum off of the Fedora Core 3 Installation Notes.
- service httpd start
chkconfig httpd reset
service sendmail stop
- Yum didn’t seem to want to cooperate, so I downloaded Apt off the web for Fedora Core 3 and did an apt-get upgrade, which seems to have done the job. I also ran:
apt-get install mysql-server
caeryn is now much easier to update and manage remotely than her old FreeBSD 5.1-RELEASE software. Oh, did I mention I switched caeryn to a different box, since the old one can’t boot from CDs through the BIOS? She’s now a 233MHz Pentium MMX (better than her old case, which was only about 133MHz, if that) with 64MB RAM. Hopefully, this helps, though Fedora Core 3 is also more memory/CPU-intensive than FreeBSD.