CentOS 5 (Beta) for i386 and x86_64 is released
Posted on: 03/13/2007 06:28 PM

CentOS 5 (Beta) for i386 and x86_64 has been released:

The CentOS development team is pleased to announce the release of CentOS 5 (Beta) for i386 and x86_64.

It is available via beta.CentOS.org mirrors and bittorrent.

This release corresponds to the upstream vendor EL5 beta2 release.

NOTE: This software is BETA and should be treated as such. It is for testing purposes only. Please ensure it meets your needs completely before using in a production environment.

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Please see the CentOS specific release notes here:
http://beta.centos.org/centos/5/os/i386/RELEASE-NOTES-en.html

CentOS specific release notes talk about changes in the CentOS RPMS as compared to upstream, etc.

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The upstream release notes can be viewed at:

i386:
http://beta.centos.org/centos/5/os/i386/NOTES/RELEASE-NOTES-en.html

x86_64:
http://beta.centos.org/centos/5/os/x86_64/NOTES/RELEASE-NOTES-en.html

for other languages, see:
http://beta.centos.org/centos/5/os/i386/NOTES/
http://beta.centos.org/centos/5/os/x86_64/

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Documentation and a deployment guide are available here:

http://www.centos.org/docs/5/

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ISOs may be downloaded here (DVD is currently available only as a
Bittorrent download):

http://beta.centos.org/centos/4.92/isos/

ISOs may also be purchased from some of our official vendors:

Has ISOs now:
http://www.cheeplinux.com

Official Vendors page {Others there may have CentOS 5 (Beta) soon}:
http://www.centos.org/vendors/

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Bugs may be reported at:

http://bugs.centos.org/

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To stay current with CentOS:

Visit our website at http://www.centos.org

Join the CentOS mailing list at:
http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos

Join various team members on IRC at irc.freenode.net #centos

Enjoy,

The CentOS Development Team


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