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Server won't boot, kernel panic - not syncing

After a reboot of a CentOS 6.2 server we are getting a kernel panic with the following error: Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init! Panic occurred, switching back to text console ...
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init process' nice level

The init process on a Debian server (VPS) I've inherited has its nice value set to +10. There's nothing particularly obscure installed on the system. It has a LAMP stack and does a lot of IO and will ...
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Redhat 5 Upgrade / Sphinx Search Init Startup Hangs

I recently upgrade a VM to Redhat 5 and moved Sphinx Search to that server. For some reason when I try to start Sphinx, the startup script fails to push the searchd process to the background. I ...
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How to respawn a script in RHEL/Centos6 when /etc/inittab has been deprecated?

I have a custom init script and I want that script to be respawned if in case the process dies. In RHEL/Centos 6 /etc/inittab is deprecated. So how should I ensure the process will be respawned?
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svnserve -d child process spawning and svn connections under netstat

I see many svnserve -d processes running on my CentOS 6 box, one with the PID 400 and PPID 1 and the rest with PPID 400. I take this to mean the first one is started by init scripts (i know it is) ...
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Ubuntu - Upstart with a python script that start and finish their own processes

I'm trying to setup with Upstart a python script that launch several internal procs and kill them if is required with this sentences: $ listener.py -startall $ listener.py -killall My Upstart file: ...
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can't access kloxo control panel after restarting server

I restart server by init 6 and now I can't access to my kloxo server with 7778 or 7777 ports. I checked apf firewall configuration and 7777 and 7778 are opened. where is the problem and how should I ...
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No init found. Try passing init= bootarg. ( linux fedora 14 - rackspace )

I have a server on Rackspace. It was working just fine. But this morning I found that it wasn't working, after a hard reboot (suggested by a rackspace chat support guy). I found that it was giving ...
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Changing /lib directory from initramfs to mounted partition's /lib

I want to change the /lib loaded from initramfs to a mounted partition's /lib ideally without having to rm the initramfs' /lib and then symlink-ing to the new /lib. The problem with this approach is ...
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Removeing ulimit from boot / init

In CentOs as from version 6 there is a by default process limit 1024 for every user i.e /etc/security/limits.d/90-nproc.conf * soft nproc 1024 I have to execute a backend ...
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Linux equivalent of OS X “Launchd”, with respect to use by non-root users?

Is there a good way for non-root users to start "managed" processes? In this case, I am using managed" to describe a process that starts up when the user logs in, is monitored by some sort of ...
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Init script to run overlapping servers at service restart

How can I create a init script that starts (and tracks) the new process before the old is completely terminated at restart? I am developing a node.js service that needs to be able to restart ...
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Ubuntu: An init script that requires mysql

We have built some software that connects to MySQL and should be started on an Ubuntu server at boot. What we're missing is how to ensure it starts at boot after MySQL. Our init script includes the ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 on vServer: SSHD fails to come up after apt-get upgrade

I have a vServer running Ubuntu Linux 10.04 LTS in a Parallels container. Yesterday, I updated packages using apt-get upgrade. After the upgrade, I could not longer log into the machine using SSH. I ...
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init 5 kdump fail

Whenever I do a init 5 runlevel. The System goes like this.. Starting portreserve: [ ok ] Starting irqbalance: [ ok ] Starting kdump: [FAILED] ...
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CPU load 1 because of init (PID 1) process?

On a new VPS, I upgraded Ubuntu 10.10 to Oneiric. I now have an init process (PID 1) which has CPU load 1. This is the same, even if I reboot. Why?
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setuid upstart not working

I have created a .conf file in which I include setuid mario setgid mario in order to run as mario user. The program I run in the exec command is forever which runs an instance of node which ...