Messing with CentOS6 on MiniVPS

So, the clock ticked on and we arrived at renewal time for the Real Private Server [RPS] which I’ve had for a couple of years with OVH.  The RPS hadn’t been performing well recently which was starting annoy me.  It also didn’t help that the Release 2 operating system by OVH is based on Gentoo ...

Fix broken portage on RPS running OVH Release 2

Fix broken portage on RPS running OVH Release 2
It was always going to happen. With my current web host (OVH) when setting up my server (RPS) I chose to run it using their custom version of gentoo Linux (OVH Release 2).  They offer a number of choices but this seemed like the best pick because it was their release running on their hardware ...