Alpha release of CentOS-4 Beta
Posted on: 12/14/2004 07:38 PM

An early alpha release of CentOS-4 is available for testing

This is to announce an internal testing version of the beta for CentOS-4
- i386 arch only at the moment.

Please check it out and post any problems to bugzilla.

It is intended that the beta will be made public within a few days once any issues have been ironed out.

This build has been put together by Johnny Hughes, who I would like to formally welcome as a member of the CentOS team.

I am sure that he will post to the list a summary of changes made and build details :)

The build is available at :-

although you wont be able to download isos from there but will need to use rsync :-


You will need to modify yum.conf to run this pre-release beta , by changing the repo source to

(c4beta will be removed from dns once this release is made public, so you will need to change back then).

The release notes are here

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