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libvirtError: operation failed: could not query memory balloon allocation

Trying to install kvm vm with virt-manager and I've got this error. This machine has 16gb of memory and I entered 4096MB. What's the problem in here? Unable to complete install '<class ...
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How can I automatically update Debian Squeeze?

I want my VPS to be always up-to-date with latest updates. Is there option to enable automatic updates with apt-get or some other way?
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Why does TERM=xterm have to be set for my script to work correctly when remotely executed?

I'm attempting to automate the installation of a Debian server (debian 6.0 squeeze 64bit). Part of the installation requires the Sun JRE package to be installed. This package has a licence ...
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Pipe all incoming mail to a command (exim4)

How can I setup Exim to pipe all incoming mail to a command (PHP)? and never reject an email? I'm using Debain squeeze, and Exim4
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Can't connect to remote Xen libvirt with ssh, using virsh or virt-manager

I'm running Xen 4 on a Debian server running Squeeze (stable). I want to connect remotely over ssh using virt-manager or virsh, because I can do that on a Lenny server (oldstable). Xen is installed ...
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One http request takes 200% CPU [closed]

Going to one of my websites produces this; top; Seconds later all goes back to normal again..... do I maybe have some sort of aggressive http logger or something installed? rcconf;
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Default subfolders for dovecot

For new accounts, dovecot only has a single default folder, the inbox. Is there a way to specify a default set of subfolders, preferably immutable, that exist for each inbox? Ideally, I want each ...
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Install ruby 1.9.2 on debian production server

I have a problem install ruby 1.9.2 on debian using rvm. The install goes fine, and when i type rvm use 1.9.2 then it says: Using /usr/local/rvm/gems/ruby-1.9.2-p180 but when I type ...
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How can I get sudo to authorize me on multiple pty's with one password?

I'm running sudo version 1.7.4 on Debian squeeze. In this version, unlike some older versions, every pty has to be authorized separately with a password and timeout. In older versions, one password ...
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Run application as root without sudo

I have an application (VirtualBox) which I need to run as root user. I can run sudo VirtualBox just fine, but I want to have a shortcut on my Desktop which I only have to click on to start VirtualBox ...
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postgres fallback to standby server, switching ip address, clear ARP cache

I'm using a hot standby server for my postgres database. I've assigned a virtual ip address to the server. In case of a failure I'm switching the virtual ip from the master to the hot standby server. ...
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Postgres connection establishment slow

If I wan to connect to postgres 9.1.1 db on debian lenny with PgAdmin, it takes >15 seconds until the connection is established. There is nothing to see in the logs why it takes so long. Any ideas ...
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Logging MySQL events to file in addition to syslog on Debian

By default, Debian uses rsyslog to handle MySQL error logging. I like this behavior and do not want to change it. However, I would like rsyslog to write MySQL events to /var/log/mysqld.log in ...
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Each user can only use 1 GB of space in this one folder, and unlimited elsewhere

I have a small problem. I have a folder called backups, and I have users who backup to this folder via a netatalk volume. I want each user to have a quota in this folder, say 1GB, but this quota only ...
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Network driver updated - linux still loading the old driver version

I recently updated the bnx2 network driver of one server. If I display infomations about the module, it shows me correctly the new version, 2.0.23b. modinfo bnx2 filename: ...
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compile lastest bnx2 driver on debian squeeze

I want to upgrade the bnx2 network card driver in a Dell Power Edge R410. I downloaded the latest driver version from the broadcom website. If I want to compile the driver it fails with the following ...
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Server went to sleep mode

I've setup a new Dell Poweredge R410 server with debian squeeze. If the server is idle for a longer time it seems to go to sleep mode. If I ping the server, it doesn't answer for 10-20 seconds and ...
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Debian squeeze kernel backports upgrade - moving forward?

It was suggested to update my Debian Squeeze kernel to something more recent. We chose 2.6.38 and used Debian Backports to install linux-image-2.6.38-bpo.2-amd64 following these instructions ...
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Debian Squeeze Server with RAID 10

I know there is another topic with the exact same title (http://serverfault.com/questions/304607/debian-squeeze-with-raid-10), which didn't help though. Just to make it clear, I'm kinda new to Linux, ...
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squeeze with lvm on top of raid 0 fails to boot using grub2

GRUB Loading Welcome to GRUB! error: no such device: <GUID>. Entering rescue mode... grub rescue> ls (hd0), (hd0,msdos2) (hd0,msdos1) grub rescue> set prefix=(hd0,msdos1)/grub ...
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Is there a safer way to stop mysql(d)?

I'm running very hard php script on my cheap virtual machine, which has about half million page views a week so it's a bit problematic. I restart my mysql twice a day. That wouldn't be problem, but ...
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rkhunter error message, how to fix?

I am receiving the following errors from rkhunter. I have recently upgraded my server from lenny to squeeze and this may have caused the problem. How do I fix this or hide the error messages? ...
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Duplicate config files with .dpkg-dist extension

I have noticed a number of duplicate files such as the default Apache vHost, I have both: - default - default.dpkg-dist Will Apache still read the .dpkg-dist file extension?
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Debian Nginx virtual hosts not found / unavailable

Following this tutorial and this followup I have a fresh Nginx + PHP5-FPM setup on Debian 6 (Squeeze) running on an OpenVZ VPS. Right now the default virtual host works (Welcome to nginx! is ...
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LDAP backup script only send email if error

I am using this script to backup the LDAP daily via cronjob. Is it possible to modify the script to only send a email if there has been an error. Copy of email sent daily * Create data directory: ...
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Xen NAT dom0 public IP domU port forwards

I would like to jail my services Mail, HTTP, Dev into seperated VMs using Xen. I have one public IP and would like to put all domUs in a private LAN an expose the services via port forwarding. What ...
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Backup2l error when backing up files that are in use.

I have backup2l set-up to rsync my backup. Although I have found that if the files are in use while the backup is taking place it produces an error. This is the email I receive: ...
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xen 4.0 squeeze fails to start guests with: launch_vm: SETVCPUCONTEXT failed

As Chris Benninger says over at: http://www.benninger.ca/?p=58 lots and lots of people have the problem with Squeeze and xen4.0 telling them: launch_vm: SETVCPUCONTEXT failed (rc=-1) but nobody ...
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Proftpd : login with filezilla fails when receiving map structure

I setup a proftpd server, but I am running into an error when login in with filezilla Commando: PASV Antwoord: 227 Entering Passive Mode (193,191,187,24,175,62). Commando: MLSD Fout: ...
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Weird MySQL Errors After Distrib Upgrade (SQL 5.0 > 5.1)

Just updated Debian from Lenny to Squeeze on one of my servers. It hosts a MySQL server. Upgrade went fine, but afterwords, when MySQL starts up, it checks the databases to make sure they are okay. I ...
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Making sense of the 'last -x' command's output

I am trying to track when the server was rebooted or shutdown. I used w and uptime to see how long it's been up but also used last -x to get a log of times when the server went down. Here is the ...
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Postfix decides that it does not have enough disk space

FINAL RESULT I fixed this problem by resizing my xvda partition from 700MB to 10GB. I used Linode’s control panel to do that, which involved shutting down the VPS, running the resize operation, and ...
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How to mount vfat drive on Linux with ownership other than root?

I'm running into trouble mounting an iPod on a newly upgraded Debian Squeeze. I suspect either a protocol has changed or I've tickled a bug, which I don't know where to report. I'm trying to mount ...
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Using Postfix+Dovecot+MySQL, enable a catch-all+forward for a domain, while still allowing authenticated outgoing access

I have a server with Debian 6 (Squeeze), running Postfix, Dovecot, and using MySQL as the backing store for virtual email accounts. For my domain example.com, I have a ‘catch-all’ @example.com that ...
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Duplicate incoming TCP traffic on Debian Squeeze

I have to test a homebrew server that accepts a lot of incoming TCP traffic on a single port. The protocol is homebrew as well. For testing purposes, I'd like to send this traffic both : - to the ...
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Using PostgreSQL 9.0 and PostGIS 1.5 on Debian Squeeze

I have installed PostgreSQL 9.0 (postgresql) and PostGIS 1.5 (postgis) from Debian Backports on my freshly installed Squeeze (stable). However, when trying to create a PostGIS-enabled database, I ...
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Trying to add another domain, but how can I debug to see what the problem is?

I am using Debian 6 and I followed the Linode guides for setting up a LAMP server. http://library.linode.com/lamp-guides/debian-6-squeeze I have 1 working domain already, and I just added another ...
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Debian Squeeze with RAID 10 [closed]

I'm trying to do a fresh install of Debian Squeeze on a server and set it up with RAID 5, or RAID 10 if possible (4 disks). I'm having difficulty finding detailed instructions on how to do this. I'm ...
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KVM guests are very slow after host upgrade to Debian Squeeze

Yesterday I upgraded a Debian Lenny server to Squeeze. This server hosts two KVM guests. One has run Debian Squeeze itself all along, the other was originally Debian Lenny, upgraded to Squeeze the day ...
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sources.list entry for mod_security testing release?

I have a debian "squeeze" installation, but the mod_security delivered with this release is quite old. So I'm thinking of adding an additional line to my sources.list to get the "wheezy" version ...
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Apache2 Debian Squeeze .htaccess Disabled?

I'm trying to add a .htaccess file to a directory, everything works, the path to .htpasswd is working fine. My contents are: AuthUserFile /root/passwords/apache2/.htpasswd AuthGroupFile /dev/null ...
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logrotate won't rotate my logs automatically

I have two different (i386 v AMD) Debian boxes and have the same problem. logrotate won't rotate my logs automatically. It works fine when i force it manually like /usr/sbin/logrotate -f ...
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How to fix locale settings in Debian squeeze

I occasionally get locale errors and I've tried to run dpkg-reconfigure locales to fix the problem. Here's the output: :~$ sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: ...
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Compile MySQL 5.5.15 from source using autorun.sh and cmake, unable to start MySQL after

I was trying to compile MySQL 5.5.15 from source in Debian 6 and was using the "old-fashioned" way of doing it: i.e., run autorun.sh in BUILD and then run ./configure with quite a few options, and ...
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LVextend with live system, make the system see the extend

Is there a way when extending an LVM of a VM, while this VM is still running, to make this virtual machine see the extension of his LVM volume without rebooting it? Lets say I have 5 GB LVM volume ...
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KVM NIC where can I see the eth number ?

I added a NIC to a vm in kvm, but I tried "uping" eth0 to 3 but every time I get an error : ERROR while getting interfaces flag : no such device Where can I see the correct eth number / connected ...
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How can I automatically restart a process after it terminates?

I've got a golang program that I want to restart after it terminates on a Debian Squeeze box. The thing is serving HTTP behind an Apache 2 mod_proxy setup. I don't expect the process to fail, but ...
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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 ...