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Why does unpartitioned Hitachi HDS5C3020 drive start consuming 50% more power 15 minutes after boot?

In a Debian 6.0.6 system there are 74 pieces of 2TB Toshiba DT01ABA200 drives. These drives are identified as Hitachi HDS5C3020BLE630 drives running firmware revision MZ4OAAB0. 64 Drives attached via ...
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order of nameservers in resolv.conf

In which oder are the nameservers stated in resolv.conf used for name resolution? Is there a way to influence this order? Is this behavior distribution dependent? (I'm using Debian Squeeze)
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Apache chooses wrong version of installed Subversion

I have a Debian Squeeze server with Apache2 and Subversion on-board. The Subversion version is 1.6.12 (r955767). It is from debian repos. But recently I installed Subversion v1.7.7 from sources into /...
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Identify and remove leaked semaphores

I'm currently facing the problem that on one of our Debian web servers a lot of semaphores are leaked. Is there a way to automatically remove all leaked semaphores? What I do now is to remove them ...
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How to avoid '403 Forbidden' response in Apache with suEXEC enabled

I have configured an Apache 2.2 web server with suEXEC following a couple of tutorials after reading the official documentation. I'll put a short summary here: # Install and enable Apache, suEXEC, ...
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debian - running unattended-upgrades on a particular day of the week

We're running unattended-upgrades on debian squeeze, and would like it to run once a week, only on a Wednesday morning. To attempt this, we have set: APT::Periodic::Unattended-Upgrade "7" in /...
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Debian - error while loading shared libraries

i have an problem with script DocToText from Silvercoders.com on my 64bit Debian Squeeze. It works properly on another 32bit machine, but on this i have still problem with some .so module. # file /...
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How can I view updatedb database content, and then exclude certain files/paths?

The updatedb database on my debian (squeeze) server is quite slow. where is the database located how can I view its content and find out if there are some paths with useless stuff, that I could add ...
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Can't get network bridging to work

I'm trying to make network bridging to work on a Debian squeeze (I'm experimenting in order to make a QEMU/KVM virtual machine that will be visible to the outside network as if it were a distinct ...
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Cannot use SDP in Debian Squeezy

I have severe problems running SDP on Debian Squeeze. I'm using two machines with Mellanox adapters each. My /etc/modules looks like this: mlx4_ib # Mellanox ConnectX cards #ib_mthca # some mellanox ...
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Split tunnel VPN with pptp-linux

I have a client installed with pptp-linux. I would like for it to be connected to a VPN (for VPN resources) as well as be connected to the internet for normal web browsing. I know this is not as ...
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ldap_modify: Insufficient access (50)

I am running an OpenLDAP 2.4 server that uses the SSL service for communication. It works for lookups. I am trying to add mirror mode replication. So this is the command that I'm executing: ...
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Cannot access site via IP / hostname

I am renting a VPS with Debian installed running JBoss AS6 for my web app. I recently had some problems with my DNS hosts as they messed up the A-records for my domain which caused some new A-records ...
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Debian date jumping, causing complete lockup

I have a Debian Squeeze VM that has suddenly chosen to jump it's date forwards just over a month, which seems to confuse it no end and cause it to require a hard reset (yikes!). There is nothing ...
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Where's the Swap File/Partition?

I'm investigating the virtual memory configuration of a Debian based Amazon EC2 instance, and as my background isn't in system admin, I'm slightly confused by what I'm seeing. We're using MongoDB, ...
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Uninstall php and nginx or fix setup [closed]

First off, I'm a huge linux noob - sorry... I'm trying to setup nginx with php-fpm on debian and I'm pretty sure that I've completely screwed it up. nginx seems to be running fine because I can it it ...
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Bootstrap a debian build environment and build source packages with no root privileges

On debian squeeze, I am trying to do the following : fetch sources package from the wheezy source repository bootstrap a squeeze chroot for several architectures build the packages for several ...
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Use apt-get source on a debian repo without using /etc/apt/source.list

I'm trying to use apt-get source as a regular user on a debian squeeze system. I want to retrieve the sources for cyrus-imapd-2.4 from the testing/wheezy repository. apt-get source works without ...
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Jail PHP to OpenBasedir or Document Root Debian

I have a VServer running with Debian Squeeze Debian Squeeze / Apache2 / FastCGI / MySQL / Froxlor. The administration of Customers, Domains and FTP Accounts are performed using Froxlor. Following ...
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Un-readable core dump after segmentation fault

I have the following problem on my LAMP(hp) stack, from time to time I get Segmentation fault. So I made core dump in my Debian Squeeze and I hoped that it will tell me something, but it tells me ...
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Debian keyring error: “No keyring installed”

I have a Debian Squeeze EC2 AMI. On booting up an instance with it and trying to install packages with apt-get I get errors saying there is no keyring installed. Here is the error with apt-get update: ...
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Disabling IRQ#16 when removing DVI cable [closed]

I have a computer running with a Blackmagic Decklink card and a usbscreen. The problem i'm having is somethimes a irq conflict occurs and the OS disables irq16 witch both the decklink card and the usb ...
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Python version mismatch, expected '2.6.5+', found '2.6.6'

I have this error that comes up every time I do an apache2 restart and am just wondering if anyone can shed some light on the issue. Is it something I even need to worry about at all? I have had it ...
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why installing mysql-server wants to remove sysvinit

I want to install mysql-server-5.5 in a new Debian Squeeze installation, but when I start to install it I get a warning that I don't see as being a requirement: WARNING: The following essential ...
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Chef-Server fails startup

I've installed chef-server from the chef apt repository using these instructions and everything seems to work until I try to start chef-server. I'm running Debian Squeeze in a Linux container (LXC). ...
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Best practices for setting lm-factor in Squid refresh patterns

I am running a Squid (3.1) cache in front of Django. The content of the site does not change very often, so Squid gives our backend much needed breathing room. Currently, this is the refresh pattern ...
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NFS-Root not working when booting over PXE

I am desperately trying to get a diskless client running over PXE-Boot using a NFS-Share as a root file system. I did this before some years ago but for some reason I am stucked at this since days. ...
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Xen PV packet loss [closed]

I'm having some serious issues with packetloss with one of my servers. This server is a somewhat old (P4-era) machine running Debian Squeeze and Xen 4.0. There are two domUs running on it (both also ...
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Linux- Is an MTA required?

My VPS image (Debian 6) comes pre-installed with sendmail as the MTA. I will use this server as a web server, and maybe other usages but not as a mail server. I want to remove as many unneeded ...
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Mediawiki create user error after migration [closed]

So I had a mediawiki installed on windows with MySQL (running on AWS RDS). I've since moved it to a debian server for various reasons, but I think I've messed up the database because of the different ...
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How to set up Logwatch to receive high level messages immediately?

I have set up Logwatch on my (Debian) system. Mailing etc works well. What I would like to is to get a daily report of the system once a day And; To receive any high level (failed login attempts, ...
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How can an RSA key be placed in a “non-folder”?

I lack a lot of knowledge regarding the subject so please excuse me if my question is very ignorant. I just started out with RSA key authentication to my test-server. It did not work at the beginning ...
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For an Amazon EC2 instance how can I partition /dev/xvda2 into two parts?

We are using Amazon c1.medium instances which come with 350GB of ephemeral storage that is mounted as /dev/xvda2 on our Debian images. We need this to be partitioned into two parts, one of which is 80 ...
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Apache2 VirtualHost on Debian not working

I am having some problems with Apache2 configuration. I have already tried to look for documentation on the web (Apache's site, Debian's site, here on serverfault, etc), but nothing really helps. I ...
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How important is it to keep size of log files down?

I have a LAMP server where logrotate does its job once per week, and I notice some logs tend to get quite large. For example, the apache access-log is 73MB. Is it better that I tell logrotate to ...
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Permanently change hostname of Debian Squeeze virtual server

I have a virtual server running Debian Squeeze. I can change the hostname by running the hostname new.host.name command or by editing /etc/hostname and then running /etc/init.d/hostname.sh, but after ...
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Debugging slow Bugzilla form submission on Debian Squeeze

I'm running 64-bit Debian Squeeze and I've installed bugzilla from the repositories. This action has auto-configured and installed: Bugzilla 3.6.2.0-4.5 MySQL Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.1.63 Apache 2.2.16-...
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Pull php5 from DotDeb and ignore others packages

I have Debian squeeze installed and this is my /etc/apt/sources.list file: # Debian packages for stable deb http://ftp.lug.ro/debian/ stable main contrib non-free # Security updates for stable deb ...
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Using Dell omconfig with Vyatta

We are running Vyatta Core 6.2, based on Debian Squeeze, on a Dell R710 server. I came across these instructions to install the command line Dell Management utilities: http://linux.dell.com/repo/...
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Using a proxy with Vagrant & Puppet

I'm trying to run a puppet manifest which depends on the target machine having proxy settings to access the Internet. I haven't been able to pass http_proxy_host as Puppet suggests (I believe its a ...
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Error authenticating git repository with Redmine

I've setup Redmine 2.1 on my Debian Squeeze server following this Tutorial HowTo configure Redmine for advanced git integration (I tried to use the grack path). Redmine server is running properly, but ...
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modprobe not found at all

I know that a lot of people had problems finding modprobe which was mostely due to an unconfigured $PATH. This time however I logged into a machine (Linux mymachine 2.6.32-6-pve #1 SMP Mon Jan 23 08:...
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after redmine install i see only the filesystem

After installing redmine, I can only access the filesystem! I reinstalled redmine 2-3 times in different ways. Used these "how to"s: 1, 2, 3 the webserver of 10.0.0.14 is going to be behind a ...
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How to run .ova appliance on Debian Squeeze XEN host?

I have a virtual appliance in a .ova format, but I need to run it on a XEN host. Xen host is running Debian Squeeze. How can I do that?
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Disable ipv6 support completely on debian squeeze 6.0.5

I want to disable ipv6 support completely on debian squeeze 6.0.5. In many other posts I have seen setting the parameter net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6 = 1 in /etc/sysctl.conf should disable it. I've ...
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reset locale in debian under Squeeze

I have problems with locale in debian. I tried many thing but it doesn't anything for me : locale -a locale: Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such file or directory C POSIX en_US.utf8 I try ...
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How to install package version that was removed from backports?

There is only one version of the libreoffice package in Debian Squeeze Backports: apt-cache madison libreoffice libreoffice | 1:3.5.4-7~bpo60+1 | http://backports.debian.org/debian-backports/ squeeze-...
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Setting up bind9 9.7.3 logging: no size limitation, no file swapping

bind is configured to limit the log file size to 2m and to add up to 3 versions of the log files. During the testing of this bind server, is has occured that bind does not stop logging if the file ...
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ps -o pcpu on Debian Squeeze is giving meaningless numbers

I'm trying to get the CPU percentage for processes on a busy server out of ps, but it's giving me nonsensical numbers. Here's a truncated example: $ ps -eo pcpu,pid | sort -n %CPU PID ... 36.5 ...
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Debian 6 Server Enabling Remote Desktop [closed]

I am currently running a web server on Debian 6 without a GUI. I connect to the server through SSH using putty from my Windows desktop. When managing Windows systems we use RDP to connect remotely, so ...