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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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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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logrotate not deleting old files - glob failing

I'm stumped with this one. Any help is much appreciated...! Logs in /var/log/HOSTS/cacheflow_access_log/ are configured to archive to /var/log/HOSTS/archived/cacheflow_access_log/ and compress. These ...
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Debian server loses /var mounting point

We have a server running Debian squeeze and randomly (once a month, more or less) the /var partition loses it's mounting point, so /var becomes a folder on / partition and main services start to fail. ...
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MongoDB Mergelist error in Debian 6.0.9

We installed Ubiquiti UniFi 2.4.6 which installs Mongodb 10gen on Debian Squeeze 6.0.9. This was a clean install, with no other packages installed from the base install (other than SSH). I was able ...
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Ctrl + Alt + F1 blank screen in IBM server model x3650

I have 3 IBM sever, model x3650. I have installed the Debian squeeze OS. After successful OS installation , if I press Ctrl + Alt + F1 I am getting blank screen only. But If I gives username and ...
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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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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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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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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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Cannot set ACL on ACL-enabled EXT4 partition

I am trying to enable xattrs and acls on a Debian machine. I've (re)mounted the partition in question with user_xattr and acl. (/dev/md3 is the partition in question) root@fs01:/# mount | grep ...
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Upgrading kernel on Debian server hosting Xen 3.2.1

I have a physical server running Debian 6 and Xen Hypervisor 3.2.1, and kernal -a says "2.6.26-1-xen-amd64". I have not updated for a long time, because when I run apt-get upgrade, one of the updates ...
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mdadm error: found two disks with the number 0

Im running a server deep in the forest , and after a hard disco failure i got this error. error: found two disks with the number 0. It a server with 2, 1 TB disc in raid 1 with mdadm 0.9 SDA failed ...
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preseed command string fail with newline character using virt-install initrd-inject

I am creating a new virtual machine using libvirt's virt-install command. The command pulls a local preseed file from the hypervisor using initrd-inject: virt-install \ --autostart \ --name vm1 \ ...
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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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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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Problems installing Gitorious on Debian 6.0.4

i am trying to install Gitorious on latest Debian 6.0.4 but i am running into some problems and hope there is somebody out here who might be able to help. I followed this article: ...
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How to upgrade from Postgres 9.1 to 9.3 allowing read access during upgrade

"PostgreSQL 9.1.2 on x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu, compiled by gcc-4.4.real (Debian 4.4.5-8) 4.4.5, 64-bit" is working in Debian 6.0 Squeeze It contains 12 databases accessed by 100 users from internet. ...
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Squid limit all user to 128kbit/s

I have a very odd behaviour with my squid server. It limits every client to a bitrate of exactly 3,2 Mbit/s... To troubleshoot it, I've tried to set the bitrate limit to unlimited and to 128kbit/s ...
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Keepalived configurations

I installed keepalived on two firewalls to provide fail over. I'm not sure if the following configurations are correct (see configurations below). Sometimes I have problems to reach the websites ...
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How can I get AWstats to segregate data for two different VirtualHosts/domains?

I want stats for two sites to be displayed separately in their AWstats page on a Debian squeeze VPS. Right now the two sites have their own *.conf files with separate VirtualHosts, and their ...
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Munin Interpretation - Server Limits

I've installed Munin to monitor my debian (squeeze) webserver (2 x Intel Quad Xeon 4x2.66GHz, 16GB RAM, 2x1000GB HDD Raid). There are around 50k visits per day. The scripts are very simple and there ...
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Sending mail from server to own domain, mail hosted in google apps and Windows Live [Solved]

I have several domains hosted in my web server, most of them have mail working with Google Apps, however, since Google Apps has no free accounts any more I am now using Windows Live services with my ...
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How do I add a new driver to the debian installer in Debian Squeeze?

I am using a 10GB Broadcom NetExtreme II card in a supermicro system. As it turns out the Wheezy version of this driver has a nasty bug in it that has a race condition that causes the driver to panic ...
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Debian Squeeze not detecting Highpoint RR2710 Raid SAS Card during install

I have an HP DL120 G7 and have a Rocketraid Highpoint 2710 Raid SAS card with 4 drives. Have built a RAID 5 with those at the Raid Card Bios, and have tried to install Debian squeeze v6. The Raid card ...
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How do I reboot over SSH, so that fsck can be run, on a read-only file system without sudo (or root)?

I have a server in a remote location, which I think is suffering disk issues and has remounted / as read-only. My Debian (Squeeze) installation does not have a root user. I have been using sudo to ...
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GRUB is not loading - error: two disks with number 3

After rebooting my Debian 6.0 server I am getting these errors on load (captured it through kvm console): error: found two disks with number 3 error: superfluous RAID member (2 found) error: file not ...
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Upgraded to Debian 6.0.7 and server now does not boot

Today, I upgraded my Debian Squeeze installation of my vps to 6.0.7. It included a kernel upgrade, but I left the kernel upgrade last, after upgrading all the other packages first. However, now the ...
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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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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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My IPSec VPN isn't allowing me to connect

I'm following this guide to create an IPsec VPN on a debian server. I followed all the steps, and it still isn't working. If I try connecting to it, I get an error. I've looked for the logs, but I'm ...
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lenny to squeeze upgrade, partitions disapper

I have an RealPrivateServer on OVH provider, I have completes the upgrade, but after all packages were upgraded, the system for some reason don't generate the disk devices in /dev properly. I had the ...
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cgpav not scanning in CommuniGate Pro

I have setup cgpav and cgpsa. Spamassassin works fine - the cgpav filter seems to run, cgpro log files just show OK when it receives an email with a known virus (eicar test virus), however, if run ...
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Xen domU mem-set issue

I'm running into a problem on my xen 4.0.1 server (debian squeeze) My host has 32G of memory, Domain-0 has 2048 M assigned to it. (scaled down with xm mem-set Domain-0 2048) top in Domain-0 confirms ...
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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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Specifying charset in HTTP header with Lighttpd

I'm trying to specify a charset in the HTTP header of my Lighttpd-setup. I've tried numerous suggestions I've found throughout StackExchange's websites. 1. Tried looking in the mime.types file, so I ...
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Apache server randomly unable to connect

I have an Apache server running on a virtual machine runing Debian 6. Just this morning visitors to the web page are seeing a random Unable to Connect message. I do not have an increase in overall ...
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mysql-server : Depends: mysql-server-5.1 but it is not going to be installed

I want to install MySQL on Squeeze (Debian), but I get this error message from apt: mysql-server : Depends: mysql-server-5.1 but it is not going to be installed I have tried to use a different ...
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Why might debian become unresponsive with virtually 0% CPU usage?

We have a problem with one of our (virtual) Debian servers failing in a strange way. The server will stop responding to to the network (no SSH, no Ping response, no app response). The only way we ...
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dnsmasq fails a few seconds, then get back to normal (debian)

I am running a box with debian 6.0.8, and DNSMasq 2.55 (from Debian repository). I use it to resolve some local hostnames, and it mostly works fine. but some times, it will fail to answer requests ...
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Debian 6: apt-get gets packages from stable?

I recently started working on a website project for a company that has their own server setup. It's a Debian system, and after a while I noticed ntp wasn't installed and the server was losing time. ...
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Embedding a browser in a 32bit Java/SWT/GTK application on 64bit linux

I have created a Java Application that uses SWT 3.6 and now I want to use the browser widget on a 64bit Debian 6.0 system while using a 32bit Java JRE and the 32 bit SWT/GTK libraries. I didn't feel ...
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Upgrading Apache2 to 2.4

I m upgrading apache from 2.2 to 2.4 and I tried the following. nano /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian/ experimental main (added to sources list) apt-get update apt-get -t ...
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Client can not access some HTTPS through Squeeze gateway

I have a gateway (+firewall +proxy) set up on a Squeeze box with 2 NICs. The problem is the client cannot see some of the HTTPS (for example they can go https://mail.google.com but not ...
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How do I properly add dnsmasq to my runlevels so it starts on boot?

When I run this command: sudo update-rc.d dnsmasq defaults I get this error: update-rc.d: using dependency based boot sequencing update-rc.d: warning: dnsmasq stop runlevel arguments (0 1 6) do ...
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Apache/Zend error

I am getting this error on my proof of concept Linux box. Can anyone help this noob out? From the looks of it, Zend is the issue. I thought I installed Zend. Fatal error: Uncaught exception ...
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How to set debian with it_IT@EURO without converting the MySQL database?

I have a machine with Debian 6.0.x and MySQL Server version: 5.1.66-0 + squeeze1 (Debian). If I configure my machine with it_IT@EURO instead of en_US.UTF-8 Mysql is not happy, eg a table control / ...
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root account only working in recovery mode

So I did a full system update/upgrade on my debian squeeze last night. After this was done, I did a reboot. When proptet with a terminal login screen I tried to login as root, but this failed several ...
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VSFTP - Can create files but NOT directory

till yesterday worked perfectly but today (dunno why) my VSFTP server doesn't work properly. OS: Debian 6 The problem is: I can't create other directories (with logged users) but I can rename them ...
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Supermicro server with aftermarket MegaRaid

My company gave me a budget to build a VM server, so I bought a Supermicro server and saved some $$ by buying an aftermarket MegaRaid - 8308ELP (I know it's old, but it fit my needs and was cheap). I ...