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Shutdown goes to uninterruptible sleep after sending wall message

I have a server which I'm administrating remotely over SSH, for various reasons, it needs to be restarted. However, when I try to do so, shutdown goes to uninterruptible sleep almost immediately after ...
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Does Debian 6.0 (Squeeze) have buffer overflow protection mechanisms?

My question is: Which buffer overflow / stack smashing defenses (if any) are enabled by default in Debian 6.0 (Squeeze)? Ubuntu has a handy summary table showing the main security features of each ...
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Nagios, reset MySQL password

I accedently reset the MySQL root password for the nagios user, it now is trying to connect to the database, however it cannot actually get in since the password is wrong. Where does nagios safe the ...
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Trying to generate TLS keys for Postfix OPENSSL debian squeeze

openssl genrsa -out server.key 1024 openssl req -new -key server.key -out lawson.csr openssl ca -out lawson.pem -infiles server.csr I'm trying to generate key's and crt's for postfix, but every time ...
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php cli memory limit

I am getting a memory error in a php cron job: Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 67108864 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 71 bytes) in /opt/matrix/core/lib/DAL/DAL.inc on line 830 The ...
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Unexpected auto-route after adding a new /29-Net

I added a new Network to a Debian 6.0.1 x86_64 Linux 2.6.32-5-amd64 Server with this configuration in the interfaces: allow-hotplug eth2 iface eth2 inet static address 172.251.1.86 netmask ...
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Is it possible to get a module to support a device that (sometimes) reports a wrong PCI ID?

I’m trying to setup a wireless NIC (TP-Link TL-WN350GD) on a Linux server (Debian Squeeze). After a cold boot, lspci -nn shows that the PCI ID for the card is 168c:ffa1. The kernel (2.6.38 from ...
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XEN server not routing traffic to DomU

I am sticking with this problem for a couple of hours now and I am just not finding the right hint. Dom0 is a Debian Squeeze. I setup a Xen Server on a Dom0 using apt-get. Dom0 has the ip ...
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Can't deactivate volume group with 1 logical volume open (Debian Squeeze)

I keep getting this error every time I poweroff/rebbot my computer. I've everything installed on LVM except /boot. I'm worried if this will affect the data on disk. -Thanks!
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Debian package installation problems - Bus errors, dpkg post-installation exit status 135

I tried to install curl support for php 5 on my debian squeeze machine and since I'm having problems. After trying to install curl I got dependency issues which I tried to solve by removing what ...
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mail command doesn't work

When I try this on Debian Squeeze date |mail -s "mail test " myUser with mail command get No mail for myUser
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I keep getting OpenSSL Header Version not found error when compiling OpenSSH Debian Squeeze

I built Openssl1.0.0d ./config shared no-threads zlib It installed fine to the default /usr/local/ssl I went and downloaded OpenSSH 5.8p2 and ran ./configure but now it keeps giving me a Openssl ...
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Vmrun runProgramInGuest failing in Debian 6 guest

I have a vmware guest in vmware workstation. I can start or stop the VM using vmrun but runProgramInGuest and runScriptInGuest are failing with invalid username or password in guest, however the ...
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Unable to set up SSL support for Apache 2 on Debian

I am trying to set up ssl support for Apache 2 on Debian. Versions are: Debian GNU/Linux 6.0 apache2 2.2.16-6+squeeze1 I followed a lot of how-tos for days but I couldn't make it work. Here are my ...
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is it possible to deploy squeeze domU under Lenny dom0?

is it possible to deploy squeeze domU under Lenny dom0 ? using xen-tools and debootrap for example any big problems if possible?? regards
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XEN VM config locations on Debian Squeeze

I have inherited a debian squeeze VM host, which is not booting anymore. I want to export the virtual machines to another host, including config files and disk containers before killing the machine. ...
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Very slow write performance on Debian 6.0 (AMD64) with DMCRYPT/LVM/RAID1

I'm seeing very strange performance characteristics on one of my servers. This server is running a simple two-disk software-RAID1 setup with LVM spanning /dev/md0. One of the logical volumes ...
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Set default umask for everything in Debian Squeese, included sftp

How can I change the umask for ssh and sftp in debian squeeze. I have changed the umask from 022 to 002 in /etc/profile and /etc/login.defs and modified Subsystem sftp ...
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MySQL on Debian: “Checking for corrupt, not cleanly closed and upgrade needing tables..”

I'm an old hand at Linux but am new to Debian. On Debian 6, I apt-got mysql and then started it. I mucked around with the my.cnf and messed it up...apparently in debian-land, they really want to ...
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Debian Squeeze vzquota

Apparently, I got Debian Squeeze (Debian 6) to work on a VPS using debootstrap and chroot as described here. Subsequent installation of the harden, exim4, mysql-server packages failed partially. ...
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Weekly cron executing 2 times:

I have placed a .sh file that runs a php script weekly. This script should run only once, but every sunday it runs at: 1:30 am 6:50 am Any way to fix this? OH CRAP in the first email the user ...
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RAID 5 heavy IO hard freezes Ubuntu: Why?

I have a software RAID 5 partition on LVM in Ubuntu (desktop, actually, but I'm using it as a server). I have been rsyncing a ton of data to it, and the computer was hard freezing, as in I needed to ...