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Springdale Linux (SDL)

(formerly PUIAS)

Custom Red Hat® Distribution and Mirror. A project of members of the computing staff of Princeton University and the Institute for Advanced Study.

Getting Started

To install Springdale you have a few options.  You can download a DVD image, download a boot.iso boot image or download PXE boot images.
There are currently 2 versions supported, 6 is the latest and 5 the oldest.  Both are available in 32 and 64 bit versions.

Download

DVD

i386 x86_64
6.3 puias-6.3-x86_64-DVD.iso
puias-6.3-x86_64-DVD-2.iso
5.8

Boot/PXE

i386 x86_64
6.3 boot.iso
pxeboot 
boot.iso
pxeboot
5.8 boot.iso
pxeboot
boot.iso
pxeboot

Princeton

  • IAS
  • NFS on Princeton University network: lowrie.princeton.edu:/vol/puias
  • rsync on Princeton University or IAS networks: rsync://puias.princeton.edu::DATA
  • rsync outside Princeton or IAS networks: rsync://puias.princeton.edu::PUIAS.WORLD

Current Release springdale 6.3 (pisa)

Introduction

This project was started long before CentOS or other projects were available. Even if you do not install the core distribution, the Addons, Computational and Unsupported repositories may be of use to you. The Addons repository contains additional packages not included in a stock Red Hat distribution. The Computational repository also includes additional packages, however, these packages are specific to scientific computing. The Unsupported repository is a place where one time packages are put, they are unsupported and may change frequently.

FAQ

Documentation

Repositories

Mailing Lists

Hosted by Google Groups.

Mirrors

Repoview

Current release: 6.3

Old Release: 5.8 (server, client and addons)

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