[Beowulf] Re: PowerEdge SC 1435: Unexplained Crashes.

Bill Broadley bill at cse.ucdavis.edu
Tue Oct 14 17:11:57 EDT 2008


Greg Lindahl wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 02:19:41PM -0400, Prentice Bisbal wrote:
> 
>> And you can always lie to the support - CentOS, for all practical and
>> technical purposes, *IS* RHEL.
> 
> But this requires cleverness -- often install scripts and the like
> look at /etc/redhat-release or the redhat-release rpm.

Indeed, not to mention support is trained to detect centos.  In particular
there are differences under /proc related to module signatures.  I've heard of
this happening on several occasions when folks are using popular commercial
software with support on centos instead of RHEL.

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