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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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Patching Jboss eap 5.1 to 5.2 on RHEL5 [on hold]

Currently jboss eap 5.1 was installed as zip installation into /opt/jboss-eap-5.1 on RHEL5.x. I would like to upgrade it to version 5.2. What will be upgrade procedures? How to backup and restore ...
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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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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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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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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
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RHEL5 - Can't update packages because of i386 rpm conflicting with x86_64 rpm

When trying to run yum update, I receive the following errors: Downloading Packages: Running rpm_check_debug Running Transaction Test Finished Transaction Test Transaction Check Error: file ...
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Why my date command changed and how to restore the default one?

I'm having a problem in a RHEL 5.3 after I tried installing Perl Power Tools. Everything was working fine until I tried installing that package by hand (the server has no access to internet). At ...
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RHEL 5.3 Kickstart - How specify location of individual package in Workstation folder?

I keep getting "package does not exist" errors during the install. I made a kickstart ISO to create an unattended install of a RHEL 5.3 build machine for C++ software releases. It pulls the ...
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Determine ArcGIS version for on RHEL machine

I have a machine that is running arcgis but can't determine what version it is. The documentation I have found so far has been fairly sparse especially with regards to the linux server version of the ...
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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 5.1 loses changes to /etc/hosts above lines for `localhost`

Is there a known fix (other than upgrading from 5.1) to fix /etc/hosts from being replaced on reboot? I discovered this behavior when running HP's Server Automation tools. HPSA sets-up a variety of ...
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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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Can not register with RHEL

# yum -v repolist Loading "rhnplugin" plugin Loading "security" plugin Config time: 0.105 There was an error parsing the RHN proxy settings. RHN support will be disabled. Yum Version: 3.2.22 repolist: ...
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Windows XP Network installation from Linux server (RHEL 5)

How can I make network installation (for install Windows XP) from Linux (RHEL 5 Server)? There is an option in Linux server to install client machine with Linux by network installation. As same as ...
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Installing RHEL 5.8 on > 2TB drive

I'm trying to install RHEL 5.8 x64 on Cisco UCS C240 server with 4TB OS Drive. The drive is behind LSI MegaSAS. Before installing RHEL, I booted off from an Ububtu 14.04 Live DVD. Using gparted, ...
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I have servers that keep becoming inactive in RHEL Satellite 5.3

I have lots of RHEL 5 servers subscribed to a Satellite 5.3 server (I know it's all old, not my choice). After I register servers, many of them seem to fall out and become inactive and require ...
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How-to: add an ISO/DVD of RHEL to the Repository list under Gnome for installing packages

I want to add the original ISO I installed RHEL from as a repository under the Add/Remove Software tool in Gnome. How do I do this? To clarify, I know what I need to do (add a repository) - I need ...
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setting up Ubuntu 10.10 as paravirtualized guest in Xen on RHEL5 host - what kernel?

I've discovered the tool ubuntu-vm-builder, which I've installed and then invoked on an Ubuntu workstation as: sudo vmbuilder xen ubuntu --suite maverick --flavour virtual --arch amd64 --mem=512 ...
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Can RHEL5/CentOS5 be run on Intel Haswell-EP (E5-26XX V3) CPUs?

We need to upgrade the hardware on some of our CentOS 5.11 servers. From Redhat's Intel CPUs and Supported RHEL Versions page, I see that the E5-26XX V2 CPUs are supported. However, the E5-26XX V3 ...
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How do I specify what PVs are used for mirroring when adding a mirror in LVM to an existing LV?

I've got an existing VG containing a single LV on a RHEL server that consists of a handful of SAN disks. In an effort to migrate the server to a newer SAN, I'd like to mirror the existing storage to ...
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Time is off in Zabbix graphs

I have two instances of zabbix running on two different RHEL servers. Data presented in web user interface on one are off by 2 hours and on the other by 3 hours (ahead). For example instead of 15:00 ...
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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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Diagnose what is causing Linux system load

I understand that system load is kernel usage such as IO or network. If you don't believe you have high load of either of those two items, what would be some recommended steps to track down what is ...
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Accessing a Samba server from a new Windows system

I have had a samba server running on a linux (RHEL5) box for a while and I have mounted a shared directory on a Windows PC. I just got a new Windows 7 laptop and trying to access the same server, but ...
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Why does my lvm2 volume group only work with multipath device mapper and not powerpath?

My server is an Oracle Enterprise Linux 5.4 (RHEL5) on an hp blade (x64) with qlogic HBAs connected to an EMC clariion SAN. We are migrating from multipath to powerpath, because emc and the company ...
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Drive faults not logged in HP IML on RHEL-based ProLiant server

Today I have had disks on two separate HP ProLiant servers go into Predictive Failure. One of these servers runs Windows Server 2008 R2 and one runs Oracle Enterprise Linux 5 (a RHEL5-based distro). ...
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How do I update bash on RHEL5 servers with expired contracts? [duplicate]

I have two servers with expired contracts that are both vulnerable to shellshock. I am in the process of migrating both to new servers with RHEL6 or greater depending when I get this done. That ...
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Server sending out packets bigger then MTU

I have a server that I am transferring data off of. We were having some problems that were traced back to the fact that the server is sending out jumbo size frames despite the fact that ifconfig is ...
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RHEL5: htop shows empty command-column

When issue the command htop on my RHEL5 box I get a normal view, however when I scroll down I have several "blank" command ranges as can be seen here: Can someone explain me how this ...
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Can we force dhclient to not renew ip rules?

I've overridden the ip routing rules on my RHEL machine by adding custom logic in a new script ifup-local that is run immediately after a new interface is attached. ...
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NFS mount drops to read-only during intermittent network failure

I have an NFS mount (say to /opt/foo) on a RHEL5 install that occasionally drops to a read-only filesystem after a short network failure...I have control over this box but not over the network, so I ...
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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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How do I find out what RPMs make up a “yum group install”?

I am trying to install the Gnome Desktop Environment on a RHEL 5 system. I am NOT connected to the internet and do NOT have any local repo or the install disks. Under normal circumstances, where a ...
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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 ...
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Single TCP-CLOSE_WAIT connection brings down application till restart

Recently found a behaviour where my application had a connection in TCP Close_wait state till the app was restarted (after about 5 hours). But during this period the SUnreclaim space was also ...
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vncserver auto start display for root

In my rhel5 system there are cronjob scripts that are running as root which requires export DISPLAY. I have added below lines in /etc/sysconfig/vncservers to start vncserver on certain displays for ...
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How can I configure permanent arp entries on Red Hat Enterprise Linux?

I'm configuring a Red Hat Linux server which will be sending UDP packets out but never receiving ARP responses. So a static ARP entry is required. The obvious way to do this is. arp -s 10.0.0.1 ...
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RHEL 5 createrepo hangs

I've got a RHEL 5 server that I want to create a mirror repo on. I've specified a new file system mounted at /repos. I have run reposync -p /repos --repoid=rhel-x86_64-server-5 -l which completed OK. ...
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RHEL not accepting any passwords

I have RHEL 5 on virtual machine installed. I was creating the new user by making entry in /etc/passwd. I deleted the /etc/shadow file and used pwconv command to make new shadow file. Now when i ...
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Missing NICs in a HP ProLiant DL380 G6 running RHEL 5.5 64-bit

I have 2 twin boxes HP ProLiant DL3680 G6 running RHEL 5.5 64-bit. In one of them, two network interfaces (eth2 and eth7) are missing, i.e., they are not available: # ifconfig eth2 eth2: error ...
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All terminal windows suddenly disappear in Linux [closed]

Sorry in advance for the wall of text. I'm having a problem which is leaving me with very few clues as to what might be going on. Also, I apologize if ServerFault isn't the ideal place for this ...
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Remote desktop connection in Linux (RHEL 5) server with Windows (Windows XP) clients

How can I do remote desktop connection in Linux (RHEL 5) server with Windows (Windows XP) clients? How can I take full rights? (I know the administrator password.) I want to access all things in the ...
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Restrict user access in Linux

I am given a task to configure a RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Gnome PC such that a specific user - say USER1 will have very limited desktop access. The requirements include: Access to all of the ...
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MultiPath configuration on RHEL5 and Clariion CX-300

I have problem with discovering my FC-connected CX-300 storage. Frankly speaking I'm complete novice in FibreChannel, so step by step explanation would be appreciated. My configuration consist of two ...
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cron clock problem

I have noticed on my RHEL 5.5 that cron daily starts an hour later (at 1AM instead of midnight). System and hardware clock are the same. How can i set it so it will start at midnight? date [root@a ...
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Changing GRUB configuration to “single” not working in RHEL

I am using RHEL 5.10. I have mistakenly deleted /etc/passwd file in my server (though I have the backup). I'm just trying to get into single user mode by typing single at the end of the kernel line ...
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“sock_sendmsg-error 22” error in RHEL

I am using RHEL 5.10 servers ( which are in cluster using some shared services). When I restart them using "init 6" or "reboot". the servers hang while shutting down, continuously showing the below ...