Petr Hracek

Petr Hracek's contributions

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Container Testing in OpenShift with Meta Test Family

Petr Hracek

Using Meta Test Family, writing tests for containers is really easy. Container testing helps you guarantee that a container is working properly just as an RPM package would.

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How to start with Containers and OpenShift for newcomers in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Petr Hracek

The document covers the initial steps that describe how to play with containers and OpenShift. The article was written together with Jiri Hornicek. Prerequisites For more information about installing containers in RHEL, see Installation Guide - Red Hat Customer Portal Download OpenShift binaries from Releases - openshift/origin - GitHub. Extract the binaries to your /home/ directory and copy them to the /usr/bin/ directory: $ tar -xzvf <origin_tarball> # like openshift-origin-server-v1.3.1-dad658de7465ba8a234a4fb40b5b446a45a4cee1-linux-64bit.tar.gz $ cd <origin_dir_name> $ sudo cp ~/<origin_dir_name>/{k,o}* /usr/bin/ Configuring a...

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Migration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 or 6 to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 with the Preupgrade Assistant

Petr Hracek

This article describes how an administrator can migrate Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 or Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 with the help of the Preupgrade Assistant. The Preupgrade Assistant is a tool which assesses your running system for anything that might adversely affect the success of your migration. As Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 will have only extended update support after March 2017, administrators will find a tool like that useful to help them...

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Refine your Linux package maintenance process with 'rebase-helper'

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Rebase-helper is a tool that helps Linux package maintainers update their to the latest upstream version. New maintainers and experts alike will find value in the convenience this tool can offer. Rebase-helper applies patches, packages, and reports differences between the patched and un-patched versions.In summary, it automates some of the manual tasks usually performed by package maintainers when a new upstream version of that package is released. This article will explain how to get started using rebase-helper, and also demonstrate...

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Project: Remote Dependency Solving

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Abstract This project (part of Red Hat Lab Q) was initiated by Jan Zeleny to accommodate low-end and low-cost devices, which have usually slower hardware, and has particular usefulness to Fedora. Three students (Josef Řídký, Michal Ruprich, Šimon Matěj) from Faculty of Information Technology (FIT VUT Brno, Czech Republic) began work on the project with me (Petr Hracek) as a leader of the team. The aim Let’s say we have a device with low-cost hardware and we have Fedora/EPEL Linux...