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Does using LVM cause you to lose filesystem space twice? Lot's of missing space after lvextend

We have several Dl360 G6's in the field. They had 2x 146G disks in a raid 1. After LVM, this shows up as a 136G volume (7% loss to filesystem). This was carved into 100M /boot, and the remainder an ...
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NFS mount mounted inside another NFS mount disappears randomly

I have quite an odd issue where my nested NFS mounts just disappear randomly from time to time. The fstab entries look somewhat like this: nfs:/home /home nfs rw,hard,intr,rsize=32768,noatime,nocto,...
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linux multipath - change device alias safely

I'm running RHEL 5.2 connected to a NetApp over FC. The server is running a database on mpathNN devices that can not be stopped. I need to add a new LUN and give it a specific alias (rather than ...
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svn: Too many arguments to import command

Having a problem with the --message flag to the svn import command. On some servers it works, but on others it gets confused if the message contains spaces, even if you single or double quote the ...
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proc's limit and ulimit -f don't match

I have an issue where a process has a different max file size than the ulimit for a user. The log file for this process is basically not growing past 524288 proc: less /proc/20238/limits Limit ...
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Official online RPM package browser / search for CentOS

I am looking for something that resembles packages.debian.org Debian Package Browser only for CentOS 5 and/or RHEL 5 [Red Hat Enterprise Linux].
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RHEL 5 YUM Python Throwing Traceback and Timeout errors

I know, the first thing I should do is upgrade to RHEL 6 or 7, but unfortunately, I'm stuck on it for the time being. I have been running into this error using any yum commands. The rpm command works ...
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RHEL 5.11 shows IBM Power 7 processor as POWER6

I've installed RHEL 5.11 ppc64 on a Linux LPAR on Power 750 but cpuinfo shows the processor as POWER6 and I can not change the smt to 4... cat /proc/cpuinfo processor : 63 cpu : POWER6 (...
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How do I install sysstat without YUM

I have a RHEL server (v5.8 64bit) in a DMZ so can't use YUM. I need to get sysstat on to the server so that I can use pidstat, as I believe it's part of the sysstat collection of tools. Can anyone ...
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Override DHCP hostname on RHEL5/CentOS/Amazon Linux

I'm running Amazon Linux (based on RHEL5) on EC2. I have my own domain name pointing to the instance's elastic IP. Amazon auto-assigns the instance a generic (and not visible on the Internet) ...
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facing issue while installing oracle Database 11g on rhel5 And SOA

While installing required rpms for both SOA and Oracle the below rpms are conflicting with each other glibc-devel-2.5-49.x86_64.rpm and glibc-devel-2.5-24.i386.rpm How can I fix it? one package gets ...
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What version of RHEL am I using?

From the shell and without root privileges, how can I determine what Red Hat Enterprise Linux version I'm running? Ideally, I'd like to get both the major and minor release version, for example RHEL ...
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Clone a RHEL 5 box into a smaller disk

I'm trying to clone a physical RHEL 5 box into VMware. That box contains a 1 TB disk which is hardly used (80 GB). Thus I want the new virtual machine to have a 100 GB disk instead of wasting a new 1 ...
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How to fix the entropy pool issue with RHEL 5.x

RHEL 5.x has an entropy-generation problem (held-over from kernel 2.4). Following directions from here has produced little-to-no results: How to increase entropy pool on a 2.6 kernel RHEL/Fedora ...
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RHEL - NFS4: Mounted/Exported as rw, user write permission denied

I have nfs4 configured between a RHEL 5.3 server (charlie) and a RHEL 5.4 client (simcom1). The machines are configured to authenticate users via kerberos by a Windows Server 2008 active directory ...
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How to start / stop proftpd

I can't seem to find a way to stop / re-start proftpd. My server IP address is xx.yy.zz.ww and connecting from external devices via FTP gives me the prompt: Connected to xx.yy.zz.ww 220 ProFTPD 1.3....
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LVM File Systems created with multipathed ISCSI storage LUNs are automatically going to Read-Only mode

I am using my RHEL 5 server with SAN LUNs to take the backup of my domain mails of all the users. For the redundancy, I configured multipathing for those LUNs. For scalability, I used those ...
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Restarting the httpd service in RHEL returns “Stopping httpd: [FAILED]” - How do I fix this?

This is my first indication of an issue: $ sudo /sbin/service httpd restart Stopping httpd: [FAILED] Starting httpd: no listening sockets available, ...
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Unable to see the iscsi luns given from a second target server to the same initiator on RHEL

I configured a target server on RHEL 6.7 and provided the LUNs for a machine running on RHEL 5.4. After few days, the storage on the target server is completed and I configured another target server ...
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Script from RPM %post does not interact with user

I'm building an RPM which needs to run a bash script as root. Below, in the spec's %post stanza the script %{installscript} does not interact with the user (as it does when run from the shell), but ...
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How to resize an LVM if default block size is changed to 1K from 4K

I am working over RHEL 5.4 and using LVMs over the storage LUNs for storing my files. Each LVM infact reaches the size up to 16TB on ext3 even. And my server is in production. Just for introduction of ...
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What is the benefit of maintaining tags in System V init files?

This page describes tags that can be put into System V init scripts. http://mcs.une.edu.au/doc/initscripts/sysvinitfiles In RHEL5, chkconfig will parse the chkconfig tag. # chkconfig: 2345 20 80 ...
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RSYSLOG v3 vs v5 config for property base filtering

I'm trying to set up a property base filtering for audispd log, this is what I have currently SLES11 RSYSLOG v5 RHEL6 RSYSLOG v5 RHEL5 RSYSLOG v3 rsyslogd: [origin software="rsyslogd" swVersion="3....
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RHEL 5 LVM: “dmsetup info” showing “Tables Present” as None

We have running a huge Live Setup on RHEL 5 and Storage LUNs configured on LVMs. Until recently the server is running fine but we have triggered a reboot over the machine for some maintenance purpose ...
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sshfs works from command line, not fstab, on rhel5

I can mount via sshfs from the command line on my system of interest: # sshfs -o allow_other,uid=1001,gid=1001 server:/data/backups/oracle/odaroot ora_backups And it works just fine. When I ...
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RHEL 5 Network Connectivity Issue

I just recently installed RHEL 5 on a virtual machine. The server is set up to use a static IP, which I've configured in the Network Configuration GUI. There is only ethernet interface set up called ...
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Upgrading Jboss EAP 5.1 to 5.x in Zip installation

I have Jboss EAP 5.1 installed with ZIP method on RHEL5.(Not installed by me). Now I would like to upgrade it to 5.1.1 or 5.2 because of some compliance. May I know how I should upgrade it without ...
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sendmail rejecting some connections with handshake failure: SSL alert number 40

My sendmail server on CentOS 5 started to reject some connections with the following message logged: error:14094410:SSL routines:SSL3_READ_BYTES:sslv3 alert handshake failure:s3_pkt.c:1092:SSL alert ...
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Solaris to Linux conversion: Use VxFS or GFS?

We're a Solaris shop looking at RedHat Enterprise Linux and one of the things we're wondering is if we should keep Veritas Volume Manager + FileSystem or go with LVM+ext3 or RedHat's preferred cluster ...
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Linux file with question mark [duplicate]

I have a redhat server 5.5 version, when I want to show this file: [root@sabi test]# ls -l ?--------- ? ? ? ? ? 4699-S_______-20150921084702-71 I can't delete, copy, move,...
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How to clear a disk entry from Linux

I have few Linux (RHEL 5.x / Centos 5.x) boxes running on KVMs, on which I used to attach and detach disks on the fly. Now the problem with EL5 versions are, when we add a disk, initially it will be ...
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EXT3-fs error (device dm-10)

I got this log error below: Aug 1 20:44:01 TDBP24LV kernel: EXT3-fs error (device dm-10): ext3_free_blocks_sb: bit already cleared for block 8159746 Aug 1 20:44:01 TDBP24LV kernel: EXT3-fs error (...
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Monitoring LAN with Zenoss

How can i monitor LAN with zenoss in RHEL5? My server is RHEL 5 My client machines are Windows xp Using 10.0.0.0/24 serious for LAN connection. Have modem for internet Have switch for connecting to ...
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cpu utilization over 100% in linux system

In one of our production Linux servers, CPU utilization is crossing 100 % and sometimes it is 250%. How can I find which process is using more CPU utilization and where can I find CPU utilization ...
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Can I use Oracle's yum repository with RHEL and then go back to Redhat's yum? [closed]

Let me explain my problem :) I have a VM provisioned by my company's datacenter, RHEL 5.11: $ lsb_release -a Distributor ID: RedHatEnterpriseServer Description: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server ...
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Linux multipath 1 lun not using all paths other luns OK

A new 50gb lun was added to the rhel5.8 linux server and we did a scan to detect and add. However multipath -ll shows that the 50gb lun is using only 1 path while the old existing luns are on 2 paths....
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How to specify the log file for memcached on RHEL / CentOS

I'm running memcached 1.4.5 on RHEL5.5. I installed this using yum which has installed the standard memcached script in /etc/init.d and the configuration file in /etc/sysconfig/memcached: PORT="...
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yum update doesn't have any update?

Recently, I clean up the yum cache, then I found that I don't have any update when I do yum update. I am not sure whether there is actually no update or something is wrong. yum clean all rm -rf /var/...
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Installing PHP 5.2 on RHEL 7.1

We are planning to move to Amazon EC2 server. Our current server version RHEL 5.5 and PHP 5.2. We are planning to configure Amazon RHEL 7.1. Does RHEL 7.1 support downgrading PHP version to 5.2. I'm ...
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OpenSCAP incorrectly reporting false for RHSA-2014:1306: bash security update (Important)

I'm using the following command to test for RHSA-2014:1306 on CentOS 5.9: oscap oval eval --id oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141306 com.redhat.rhsa-all.xml The result is: Definition oval:com.redhat....
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Restore shows tape volume error

I have used the below command to take dump on my RHEL server: /sbin/dump -0uz -f /data0101/backup_labeir1/labeir1_150622_123050_^apps.dmp /apps The dump is successful, but when I do a restore using ...
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yum does not contain the package: libcurl [closed]

I am in Redhat 5 and the following packages are not found yum -y install libcurl libcurl-devel Loaded plugins: security Setting up Install Process No package libcurl available. No package libcurl-...
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Getting HAPROXY to redirect http to https in users browser session

We are currently using a Internet cloud provider to host our SaaS platform. The platform consists of a Firewall -> Cloud Provider SLB -> -> Apache Web Server -> HAPROXY SLB -> Liferay Platform We ...
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How can I check from the command line if a reboot is required on RHEL or CentOS?

I'm using CentOS and Red Hat Enterprise Linux on a few machines without the GUI. How can I check if recently installed updates require a reboot? In Ubuntu, I'm used to checking if /var/run/reboot-...
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Upgrade OpenSSL from 0.9.8 to 1.0.1 on RHEL 5.11 [duplicate]

PCI test is failing since SSLv2, v3, and TLSv1.0 are active (CVE-2014-3566, POODLE). I'm running on Red Hat 5.11 and Apache 1.3 (But fully plan to upgrade to Apache 2.2 to achieve TLSv1.1 and TLSv1.2) ...
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Anyone know how to fix issues with omsa on red hat 5.1 that reports “No Controllers found”?

I've got a Red Hat 5.1 server 64-bit Dell 2950 with a PERC 5/i controller that until recently was working fine. On it I have an NRPE command check_openmange that started returning errors: /usr/...
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RHEL5: Forbid installation of i386 packages on 64-bit systems?

Everytime I install something with yum, it tries to install both x86_64 and i386 versions of the package if both are available. Is there any way I can forbid that without specifying the arch of the ...
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How to store the keystrokes of clients (Windows Xp) on a linux server (RHEL 5)?

How to store the keystrokes of clients (Windows Xp) on a linux server (RHEL 5)? I want to monitor my employees every action in office at working time, Keystroke Recorder Application Activity ...
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Wrong date/time in dmesg

we have this strange issue. We use perl script for human-readable time-stamp in dmesg (taken from http://linuxaria.com/article/how-to-make-dmesg-timestamp-human-readable) and I also tried this one ( ...
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cannot create a folder under /mnt with root access rhel5.4

I'm not able to create a folder under /mnt error: mkdir: Cannot create directory 'test': No such file or directory I'm logged in as root: as file permissions : drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 0 mnt