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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

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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Cannot load mcrypt extension in Debian

I used the following command to install phpmyadmin in Debian 6 32bit, apt-get install phpmyadmin After doing some settings, phpmyadmin page is up, but there is an error says "Cannot load mcrypt ...
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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 ...
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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 dependency problems / partially installed

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 ...