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Why is Linux kdump not writing to /var/crash?

It's happened again! I have 4 servers which are crashing periodically, and there is no information printed to the system logs or the serial console. In addition, the Linux kdump service isn't writing ...
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Anaconda kickstart and rootpw option

I've tried a few different methods of generating an encrypted password on SL 6.5, but nothing seems to work for me. I'm not finding any errors anywhere in the various /var/log/anaconda* files, but I ...
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File descriptor limit RHEL (Scientific Linux) with PHP Server

I want to serve with a PHP more than 1024 Clients! I dont have a apache! When I run the script I come in to a issue once I have more than 1023 Clients connected! I have exactly this issue: ...
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Yum install packages to an alternate directory, without chroot?

I would like to use the Foswiki yum repository to install Foswiki (296 packages). The default installation path is /var/lib/, but I want to install it to an alternate location at /opt/www/. In the ...
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Kickstart virtual console: No 'Shell prompt' at Alt-F2

I am installing Scientific Linux 6.1 via kickstart, and I am trying to debug a problem. According to Tips and tricks for anaconda and kickstart, I should have several virtual consoles available: ...
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SL6: Non-standard home directories, Error: `Could not chdir to home directory` upon login, but `cd $HOME` works?

I have a brand new Scientific Linux 6 instance (Similar to RHEL6 & CentOS6), running on Parallels. The home directory is in a non-standard location, which I'll call /homedir When I ssh into this ...