Bug 593699 - Note that RHEL 5.5 ships both postgres 8.1 and 8.4 - users need the latter.
Note that RHEL 5.5 ships both postgres 8.1 and 8.4 - users need the latter.
Product: RHQ Project
Classification: Other
Component: Documentation (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Deon Ballard
Corey Welton
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Blocks: 573732
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Reported: 2010-05-19 10:24 EDT by Corey Welton
Modified: 2010-08-12 12:44 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 2.4
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Last Closed: 2010-08-12 12:44:07 EDT
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Description Corey Welton 2010-05-19 10:24:27 EDT
Description of problem:

With the advent of RHEL 5.5, we've begun shipping postgresql 8.4.  That said, due to incompatibilities between the two, RHEL ships with both postgresql 8.1 and 8.4.

We already tell users that we require versions of Postgresql > 8.1.  However, I think we should have a special "notice" box reiterating this when users attempt to run JON on RHEL 5.5

Something like

Note:  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 includes support for Postgresql 8.4, while also retaining Postgresql 8.1 for compatibility purposes.  Users will need to assure they install the Postgresql 8.4 packages in order to use JBoss Operations Network.  Please refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 release notes for more information.
Comment 1 Deon Ballard 2010-07-12 19:36:23 EDT
Added notes to the install guide and the release notes in the "supported databases" sections:

* http://elladeon.fedorapeople.org/jon-drafts/3.0/install/Prerequisites-Database.html

* http://elladeon.fedorapeople.org/jon-drafts/3.0/rel-notes/supported-platforms.html#server-databases
Comment 2 Corey Welton 2010-07-12 23:44:31 EDT
QA verified.
Comment 3 Corey Welton 2010-08-12 12:44:07 EDT
Mass-closure of verified bugs against JON.

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