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NAS RAID5 & Crash Scenarios

I need to validate my understanding on RAID. I'm planning to buy a Synology (or QNAP) NAS and plan to mount 4 HDD (4To each) in a RAID5 group. I’m considering several crash scenarios : one hard ...
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MariaDB crashing with “Assertion failure in thread xxx in file rem0rec.cc line 580”

I have three MariaDB servers set up in a Galera cluster. I use one server at a time as a "primary" master (i.e., Galera is just for failover, the app doesn't actively use multiple masters). About ...
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Server high memory and cpu - no leads

I've been asked to troubleshoot a server hosting our application at a client's facility. The client has complained to us on two separate occasions in the last week - week and a half. In one instance ...
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Random machine hangs with NFSv4 on CentOS/RHEL 6.5

We have an in-house "compute farm" with about 100 CentOS (free re-distribution of RHEL) 5.7 and 6.5 x86_64 servers. (We are in the process of upgrading all the 5.7 boxes to 6.5.) All these machines ...
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Server crashing - Error 106 and .dmp files

A server is crashing with increasing frequency. Prior to crashing there are no events in the eventlog which indicate why it is crashing. There is no bluescreen and it does not respond to pings, show ...
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Apache 2.4 proxy_balancer mpm_worker lbmethod_byrequest crashes random

we are running apache 2.4 on ubuntu 14.04.02 as a load-balancing proxy using lbmethod_byrequest and mpm_worker since we updated apache from 2.4.7-ubuntu4.1 to 2.4.7-ubuntu4.4 we ran into wired ...
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kjournald and apache2 hang on xen vps

I have 2 low-traffic wordpress websites on a Debian 7 VPS (1G RAM, 1G SWAP, Dualcore 2.4GHz CPU). Between 5 and 10 days, kjournald hangs, the kernel reports and I/O error and the filesystem (ext3) ...
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Nginx + Apache server crash every 6 days [closed]

I'm a web developer and I am having a very nasty problem with one of the websites I'm working on and I was hoping somebody here may be able to help me. The website is running on a dedicated server ...
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firewalld service is running, but firewall-cmd doesn't work

I am new to Centos 7/Server management. I am trying to figure out how to work with firewalld. my kernel release is: 2.6.32-042stab084.20(OpenVZ) And: #firewall-cmd --version #0.3.9 The problem is ...
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Server crashes because of SMP

My web server is crashing every few days unless I disable SMP with "nosmp" parameter in Grub config. It is not an hardware failure because the problem persists after moving everything to a new ...
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Analyse kernel crash file on Ubuntu server 11.10

I am experiencing random crashes on a Ubuntu 11.10 server, and for the time being the system can not be upgraded, even tho this distro is very old. uname -r 3.0.0-12-server I've set it up to get a ...
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MySQL suddenly 'crashed' but not stopped, mysqld_safe 100% cpu on CentOS 6

Suddenly, today i see the website down. Checking the cpu with "top" in command, i found the mysqld_Safe at the top using all of the cpu. After some google i found some different solutions, i made a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS Server - Randomly hangs with no logging

My server randomly hangs and becomes unresponsive without any logging (dmesg, syslog, kern.log, boot.log, and messages). I cannot predict when it is going to happen. Sometimes the server runs fine for ...
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PC with windows 7 block entire network during Update installation

I manage a domain with 80 PC that take the updates from the WSUS on server 2k8 R2, I have set the update to be installed once a week at 14:00 since in this time all the PC are on. Once a 2-3 month ...
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How can I fix Purple Screen of Death for ESX 5.5?

I have a ESX 5.5 installed on my HP Proliant DL 180 G6 with a configuration of 8X Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5540 @ 2.53GHz, 24 Gb RAM. Recently the server has crashed four times, showing the Purple ...
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httpd trying to access root-owned session files

While looking into what's been causing a server to lock up/crash, I found many selinux messages in /var/log/messages. For example: setroubleshoot: SELinux is preventing /usr/sbin/httpd from getattr ...
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Server crash with ascii NUL characters in syslog ( ^@^@^@… )

I have some dedicated server hosted by a OVH (French service provider). OS : Ubuntu 12.04 x64 A few months ago, one of my server crashed. The only weird thing was some "ASCII NUL" caracters in the ...
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Analyze SMART self-test for broken disks [closed]

I recently came home from vacation only to wake up the following morgon with two disks in my RAID5 array marked as faulty. I was able to start the RAID by forcing it to use the faulty disks and run, ...
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Windbg / minidump - how do I get a process list with memory use

I've used Windbg only for the most simple !analyze -v in the past. Now I've got a bit of a problem... Some process is running wild and consumes all available memory (I can see it spike in monitoring ...
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Ubuntu Server, services crashing yet server stays up with call trace

I have a strange issue with our Ubuntu 12.04LTS server. it has happened twice now and with a gap of around a week. The server services (apache, ssh, smnp, webmin, just the ones i tested) all stop ...
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Put NIC under heavy load [closed]

I think I've got a faulty NIC so I want to put it under heavy but controlled load to see if and when it dies. How can I generate such a load? The NIC is in a Hyper-V host with Windows and Linux ...
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5 ESXi same hardware . 2 of them crash

I even could not find where to start research ! There is no pattern between crashes . 2014-08-27T13:48:01.033Z cpu0:32957)MCE: 1118: cpu0: MCA error detected via CMCI (Gbl status=0x0): Restart IP: ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Randomly Reboots

Im sorry if this starts really vague, but i have no idea where to turn. We have 4 dell R610 servers with 2 x 2.8GHZ Intel 5650 and 16GB Ram. These servers just randomly reboot themselves here is ...
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CentOS 6.5 Server Lockup

Today one of our CentOS 6.5 KVM nodes from OVH crashed after 46 days of uptime and we were unable to find the reason why, we had this issue before with the OVH kernel on another server but this one is ...
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How do I configure kdump with extra_modules on ubuntu?

I need to configure extra modules to load with kdump (specifically, vga16fb.ko). On RHEL systems it's in /etc/kdump.conf, but ubuntu doesn't have this file. I've looked in /etc/default/kdump-config, ...
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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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ESXi v5.5 is having random crashes

HW: Type: HP Proliant ML350 G5 RAM 22GB CPU 1 x Intel Xenon E5405 2.00GHz OP: ESXi 5.5 just updated from 5.1 to try and fix the crashes occurring on ESXi 5.1 on same hardware. I'm trying to find ...
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Diagnose a server crash, possibly CPU temp

I have a desktop running as a ubuntu server at another office. Lately its been shutting itself down once in a while, and I'm a bit unsure how to diagnose this. The syslog looks like this: May 20 ...
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Server freeze with “rcu_sched detected stalls on CPUs/tasks”

My web server is crashing several times a week. I see errors in syslog but I can't find a solution. I tried changing kernel to older or newer versions but no difference. I moved everything to a new ...
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“show_signal_msg: N callbacks suppressed” then pegged at 100% and machine unresponsive

This happened on an Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit DigitalOcean Droplet: Apr 22 02:17:02 localhost CRON[32514]: (root) CMD ( cd / && run-parts --report /etc/cron.hourly) Apr 22 03:16:59 localhost ...
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Server usage topped 100% and crashed - how to diagnose and prevent

I'm running a small webserver on Ubuntu 12.04. Last night, the server topped off at 100% cpu usage and crashed. This is unusual as I'm normally around 1-5%. I suspect a DDoS attack from someone ...
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Server crash : “unable to handle kernel paging request”

My fresh new Ubuntu webserver randomly crashes with the following error in the syslog. It doesn't respond anymore and I have to do a hard reboot. It happens almost one time a day. Server kernel is : ...
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Memcached Service Crashed Every Morning

I have Memcached 1.4.17 Install on CentOS server to serve a PHP website. The problem is every morning the Memcached Service will be crashed. Any suggestions?
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Ubuntu 13.04 instance crash: how to debug?

We're running a server on Ubuntu 13.04 which crashes quite randomly (the instance itself crashes, not the apache2 component). I've enabled # Run bootlogd at startup -> BOOTLOGD_ENABLE=Yes , but ...
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I can't log into my VPS. Email server up, SSH down, HTTP down

I can't log into my VPS. SSH gives the following error. All the web servers are down. They connect, but do not serve content. However, the email server is still working. The server responds to ping as ...
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MySQL Periodically Crashing

MySQL Seems to be crashing quite often, I'd say every hour or so. The only thing running on this server that is using MySQL is a Drupal installation that I'm working on, there's only one person ...
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Nonexistent service gets a start control?

I've got a pair of servers that both log an event "The cpuz135 service was successfully sent a start control." but cpu-z isn't installed on either machine. I can't find the service listed in Windows' ...
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Understanding IIS Server Crash

We have an issue where the whole iis server is crashing. From my understanding when an application crashes (due to infinite loop or else) only that application pool is taken down. In our sceanrio ...
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Linux server crashing (drm:drm_fb_helper_panic)

We have a server (IBM x3850 8864) running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. It's acting as a KVM host with several virtual machines on it (also running Ubuntu 10.04). The (physical) server sometimes crashes with ...
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Server crashed, some MySQL databases are broken. Trying to recover with InnoDB recovery, but ibdata1 seems corrupt

I've a problem. Some days ago my root server crashes after a power outage. I realised that the MySQL server won't start. In the logs I find out that an error occured with InnoDB's ibdata1. I've ...
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How to analyze a windows system hang (not crash)

I've got a customer with intermittent System hangs. The System in case is a Windows Terminal Server 2008R2 SP1. Sometimes one session in the Server will freeze. Everyone else can work as usual, but ...
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Tomcat 5.5: “Exception processing JAR at resource path” leads to java.lang.OutOfMemoryError

We have an old server running Tomcat 5.5. Yesterday we deployed a war file, and then it started to crash. Looking at catalina.date.log I found some java.util.zip.ZipException and then ...
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Fallback Hosting [closed]

I have my site hosted on my own servers, but I am worried about potential crashes. What I would like to do is set up a fallback website hosted through, for example: GoDaddy. So in the event of a ...
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Windows 2008 started crashing regularly every week

For the last couple of weeks my server have been crashing like once a week and usually during the weekends when nobody is using the Server in the Office and before that, my server was very, very ...
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Apache server continuous downtimes

I have been running a website from a CentOS 5 server for about 1 year. Everything was okay until I noticed weird downtime problems on my server. I just took a look at the System graphs and I saw that ...
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Apache can crash due to unable to wtite coredumps?

apache coredumps are increasing by leaps and bounds, is this possible that while trying to write the core sumps and not able to do so because of no space left can crash apache server itself? I am ...
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top reports extremely high cpu-used time for all processes

The server was up for less than 10 mins, but top shows extremely high cpu-used time for all process[1] (more than million hours used), this is a 24 core machine. System eventually crashed in 10-15 ...
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WIN32 services dependencies

I know this has been handled before but I'm not getting a clear answer from this question. I have a service that depends on the print spooler.Every now and then, the spooler crashes...(luckily not ...
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Hyper-v on 2012R2 startup gen1 vm causes the host to freeze up

I've searched a lot to resolve the following issue, but nothing helped me. My problem is, that starting up a first-gen vm locks up the whole host. Only a hard reset helps. Second-gen vm starts and ...
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Debian Server Unexpected Crash

I have had my file/networking/virtual machine server crash twice this week so I added a graphics card back so I can see whats going on as ssh stops. It then crashed again and I got another error. I ...