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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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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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Server hangs at “Shutting down loopback interface” on reboot

I'm having some trouble understanding what's going on with connecting one of our Xen hypervisors to our iSCSI SAN. Ever since we mounted our iSCSI targets, we've experienced hanging on reboots. This ...
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server crashed, need help in analyzing why

My server crashed today, suddenly. those are the logs from /var/log/messages before it crashed. please help me undestand what is the reason Apr 10 21:40:37 stephan kernel: audit_log_start: 242 ...
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Server crash when creating a swapfile on a running machine (CentOS Linux)

I created a swap file with root on a running server, using swapfile creation guides which I found on the net (http://blog.serverbuddies.com/adding-additional-swap-space-to-your-linux-server/m Create ...
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Cannot start kdump

My system always crashes down. So I decided to enable kdump to see the problem since I was not able to see possible errors on the log files. I followed the steps to set up kdump from a site here. My ...
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Server panic after configuring the memory usage for kdump

I tried to set up the kdump on my CentOS 5.8 system. I tried editing the /boot/grub/grub.conf and insert the line crashkernel=auto between the kernel and initrd entry. Then proceed on editing ...
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Is kdump not installed when /etc/kdump.conf is missing?

I have CentOS 5.8 system. And I want to set up the kdump. I was following this configuration steps on kdump. However I was not able to locate /etc/kdump.conf. I tried using the find and locate command ...
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What can cause ALL services on a server to go down, yet still responding to ping? and how to figure out

It has happened to me already twice within very few days that my server goes down completely, meaning http, ssh, ftp, dns, smtp, basically ALL services stop responding, as if the server had been ...
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PAM unable to dlopen(/lib64/security/pam_fprintd.so) causing CentOS/Redhat server to crash

CentOS 6, Parallels PLESK 10.4, Apache One of my servers went down over the weekend much to my dismay. On the day and time it occurred, my log errors/messages end with this - /var/log/secure: Jul ...
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Can disk space be the reason for a server crash?

After looking into the MySQL error file, I found an error regarding disk space. Now I think its the reason for MySQL crashing: [root@xxxx ~]# cat /var/lib/mysql/xxxx.com.err 120528 17:45:05 [Note] ...
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Server keeps crashing [closed]

I just recently rented a new server which is being used for hosting files and converting them. however for some reason the server keeps crashing every few hours, how can I find out the reason why my ...
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my server suddenly crashes every 2 days or so. Programmer has no idea, please help find the cause, here is the top

Every couple of days my server suddenly crashes and I must request hardware reset at data center to get it back running. Today I came back to my shell and saw the server was dead and "top" was ...
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CentOS54 server gone, no ssh, no ping, console hung. nothing in logs

One of my nfs servers disappeared this morning from monitoring. I checked it out and the console was hung and non-responsive, and it was apparently crashed. I power-cycled and checked out the syslog, ...
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Explanation for kernel error - Eeeek! page_mapcount went negative

Internet says this is a genuine Kernel Bug but does anyone know what triggers it?? Server running CentOS x86_64 with kernel 2.6.27.24 Here is my crash output: [root@u15345757 httpdocs]# Message ...
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Why does my server accidentally go down?

I have CentOS 5.3 based server with kernel 2.6.18-128.2.1.el5. It worked fine nearly for a month, but this week it went down three times. I saw it in Nagios, write a email to reboot the server. It ...