Install YUM Centos 5.5 i386

In case yum is unavailable due to various reasons (broken, uninstalled) here is a shell script that can install it.

Paste this in a file:

for file in \
gmp-4.1.4-10.el5.i386.rpm \
readline-5.1-3.el5.i386.rpm \
python-libs-2.4.3-43.el5.i386.rpm \
python-2.4.3-43.el5.i386.rpm \
libxml2-2.6.26- \
libxml2-python-2.6.26- \
expat-1.95.8-8.3.el5_5.3.i386.rpm \
python-elementtree-1.2.6-5.i386.rpm \
sqlite-3.3.6-5.i386.rpm \
python-sqlite-1.1.7-1.2.1.i386.rpm \
elfutils-libelf-0.137-3.el5.i386.rpm \
elfutils-0.137-3.el5.i386.rpm \
popt- \
rpm-libs- \
rpm- \
rpm-python- \
m2crypto-0.16-6.el5.8.i386.rpm \
python-urlgrabber-3.1.0-6.el5.noarch.rpm \
python-iniparse-0.2.3-4.el5.noarch.rpm \
yum-fastestmirror-1.1.16-14.el5.centos.1.noarch.rpm \
yum-metadata-parser-1.1.2-3.el5.centos.i386.rpm \
do rpm -Uvh –nodeps$file;

chmod a+x
yum update
Some files may have been updated, so if you get errors update these file names to latest versions from or other mirror you may be using.

Increase Size of /tmp (/usr/tmpDSK) Partition in Linux

service httpd stop
service mysql stop
pstree -p | grep tailwatchd
umount /var/tmp
umount -l /tmp
dd if=/dev/zero of=/usr/tmpDSK bs=1024k count=2048
du -sch /usr/tmpDSK
mkfs -t ext3 /usr/tmpDSK
file /usr/tmpDSK
mount -o loop,noexec,nosuid,rw /usr/tmpDSK /tmp
install -d –mode=1777 /tmp
mount -o bind,rw,noexec,nosuid /tmp /var/tmp
service httpd start
service mysql start

mount -o bind,rw,noexec,nosuid /tmp /var/tmp