Re: [gembud] GEMPAK on CentOS 7

FYI - RHEL/CentOS 7 have moved from sys-v rc scripts to systemd. You may
have to migrate the boot script for LDM if you want to start it up at
boot - but otherwise everything else seems fine.

On 08/25/2014 04:00 PM, Pete Pokrandt wrote:
> I just did build ldm-6.12.4 on the same CentOS 7 machine - had to
> install a few prerequisites since I had started with a minimal install
> (pax and libxml2-devel weren't there yet) but after that built without
> any problems, that I can tell.
> 
> I'm not doing much with it, just requesting some grib files from a local
> ldm server and saving them as grib files, but it does seem to work.
> 
> One thing - and I have seen this on CentOS 6 machines as well - the
> modifications to the /etc/rsyslog.conf only partially work.
> 
> The line for the ldm log at the end works fine:
> local0.*        /usr/local/ldm/var/logs/ldmd.log
> 
> But the combination of trying to eliminate ldm messages from
> /var/log/messages
> 
> *.info;mail.none;authpriv.none;cron.none               /var/log/messages
> local0.none    /var/log/messages
> 
> does not work as expected. Messages are still logged to
> /var/log/messages in this configuration. I had to add the local0.none to
> the first line so all appear on the same line, and then it works
> correctly so that ldm messages are not logged to /var/log/messages.
> 
> *.info;mail.none;authpriv.none;cron.none;local0.none               
> /var/log/messages
> #local0.none    /var/log/messages\
> 
> Pete
> 
> 
> 
> On 08/25/2014 02:55 PM, Michael James wrote:
>> Pete,
>>
>> Did you also build the LDM on CentOS 7?  If so what was your experience? 
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 1:31 PM, Pete Pokrandt <poker@xxxxxxxxxxxx
>> <mailto:poker@xxxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
>>
>>     Steve,
>>
>>     I built GEMPAK 7.1.0 on CentOS 7 64 bit and from what I remember,
>>     there were no issues, compiled out of the box. Which kind of
>>     surprised me, because there are a LOT of changes between CentOS
>>     6.x and CentOS 7.
>>
>>     I did have to add in values for GARPHOME and GARP_PATH to the
>>     Gemenviron file to get garp to run, but as far as I can tell it's
>>     running fine.
>>
>>     Pete
>>
>>
>>
>>     On 08/25/2014 01:51 PM, wxprofessor@xxxxxxxxx
>>     <mailto:wxprofessor@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>
>>
>>             Hi,
>>
>>             I'm curious if anyone here has built GEMPAK from source on
>>             CentOS 7. Are there any issues to be aware of? We have a
>>             new machine and are debating which CentOS to put on it.
>>
>>
>>         i have one gempak installation on centos 6.5 because that's
>>         what is stated for awips II edex / cave... i have found over
>>         the years that for GEMPAK / ldm only, debian works the best
>>         for me, but that's just personal preference.. since raytheon /
>>         unidata are sticking with centos for awips II, i gave it a
>>         shot.. if you double check you prerequisites, and check your
>>         logs for errors during compile (dev versions is what I often
>>         miss on a fresh box), you'll be fine
>>
>>         cheers,
>>
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