On Mon, 19 Dec 2011 20:19:33 UTC in comp.os.linux.setup, Doug Freyburger
> On my Oracle Unbreakable systems I use the Oracle public yum repo during
> my initial installations. It works patches when my clients decide
> against paying for a subscription.
> I just tried searching in my RHN account for a similar public repo and
> couldn't find one. One of my clients has one Red Hat host they use as
> the RMAN RCAT for their backups. They let their subscription lapse and
> they have no plans to renew. I'd like to apply patches. This weekend I
> tried using the Oracle one but there were too many differences. There
> were too many detail version differences and I ended up backing out.
> I take it the nearest equivalent to the Oracle public yum repo would be
> a Fedora one?
More likely CentOS. You can find a paragraph in this link
http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/MigrationGuide about RHEL5 to CentOS 5 conversion.
Trevor Hemsley, Brighton, UK
Trevor dot Hemsley at ntlworld dot com