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Apache2 reload and System Crash

Reloading Apache2 caused Ubuntu 11.04 to Hang/Crash. Load average was 32 CPU Cores:8 Model: Intel xeon E5620 RAM:16 GB Kernel :2.6.38-13-generic Apr 6 09:05:11 406852 kernel: [3715446.033031] ...
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Analyzing crash dump file from Windows 2003 R2 SP2

My Windows 2003 R2 SP2 server crashes about once a month. I analyzed the crash dump but can't really figure out what it means. Any help is appreciated.... Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version ...
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When Windows 2008 crashes, the complete memory dump is not written to disk

I have followed the instructions given here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/969028 by the letter, but Windows doesn't seem to write a full memory dump. I use NotMyFault.exe to blue screen the system ...
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Postgres segfault on Ubuntu 12.04 64

i have a unbelivable problem: Ubuntu server 12.04 64 bit running on Wmware Infrastructure, postgres 9.2 and django connecting via psycopg. Randomly postgres crashes with segfault, si i restart it an ...
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ubuntu server becomes unresponsive via web, ftp, ssh and more

I have a ubuntu server hosted and a couple of times it becomes unresponsive to everything, until a hard reboot is done.. i have pulled the logs but i need a little bit of help working out what they ...
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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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Ubuntu Server crashes on file transfers

Upon transferring some files across server disks I lost connection and the server crashed. Plugging in a Screen showed no response at all. I had to reset the Server, which then boots normally. At ...
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How to use kdump/crash to investigate an OOM issue?

The problem A server crashed after multiple "Out of memory" messages and I am trying to pinpoint the culprit. If it is in userland - which process. If it is in the kernel - which kernel module. ...
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MySQL InnoDB Backup: are dump files enough?

What exactly does the default ibdata1 file store that does not exist in a mysqldump? I've got a backup/rsync job that stores dump files of a MySQL 5.5 database on a remote server for rotating ...
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Avoiding memory full -> swap full -> crash

I'm experiencing an issue when sometimes the memory gets 100% full, and the swap file also, and the server becomes non-responsive and has to be restarted (causing also problems in database). This is ...
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Server failed, can I retrieve my database from the my hard disk?

I have an old server running Windows Server 2003 R2. Windows got corrupted due to an improper shutdown. I attempted to repair the Windows installation, but it made things worse (it gets to the ...
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Random crashes on my WIndows server machine

This week I am getting curious random crashes on one of my Windows machines. Crash always ends with BSOD but with random error codes in random system drivers. No record in Event log. So first guess ...
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Web Server crashing due to memory errors. It's like clock work

I have an IIS server that is crashing at about 3:15 am every Friday and Saturday. I understand that swapping out DIMM A in Bank 1 would probably fix the issue. But I would like to hopefully resolve ...
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memtest86+ crashing on server

We have a few DELL 1950 servers. One of those servers has CentOS6.3 and it's randomly rebooting, so I suspected it was hardware (no log generated). The other four servers do not randomly reboot. We ...
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Coldfusion autorestart

Coldfusion is automatically restarting, a lot. It comes in waves, everything seems fine for a while then the server struggles for a few minutes, restarts a lot then settles down again. I have Fusion ...
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ESXI Crash need help to understand log and support about nexentastor on virtual machine

If i understand right, the following core dump means that the cpu4 has crashed the Host if i read the next line it seem that at the time the CPU 4 was assigned to the NexentaStore Vm ... SO if im ...
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Activating ssl on tomcat

I want to encrypt the http traffic on a tomcat instance via ssl. Therefore I followed the most simplistic approach described on various webpages. But anyway it simply does not work. Here is what I ...
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Apache httpd processes and PHP out of memory

I have a VPS running apache-php-mysql on centos and a single drupal website installed. The VPS has 256MB of RAM (could be the root cause of all my problems... maybe I just need more). Whenever I try ...
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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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Sorting things out after an ESXi crash [closed]

I have recently experienced some crashes on my ESXi server, and I cant really figure out why it is happening. Are there any logs that are useful anywhere? I have read somewhere on the internet that ...
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Crash dump analysis

I hope this isn't a stupid question, and if it is, then I want to at least get it over with so I don't feel so dumb in the future. Here we are, loading up a Windows crash dump with Windbg. Here are ...
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Analyzing crashdump, wrong symbols

I am having trouble analyzing a crashdump with windbg. I run: .sympath SRV*c:\symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols .reload /f /i To get the symbols. All symbols seem to have ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 Xen guest - why would time drift be proportionate with the system load?

We are trying to troubleshoot an issue with random system lockups during medium - heavy loads on an Ubuntu MySQL 5.1 server. There is nothing logging into the system during these lockups. The only ...
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apache crashing

Please help with some ideas about this Apache server crash: Here is my MPM config and errors <IfModule prefork.c> StartServers 5 MinSpareServers 30 MaxSpareServers 40 ServerLimit ...
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How to cope with 10,000 people accessing a webserver in an hour? [closed]

I have a share hosting, and I charge 100$/year to host company websites. Those websites have a maximum of 2000 person per month access onto the site, mostly Wordpress. So everything is fine until a ...
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Debian Linux server locked - no clues in the logs?

I had a server lock up this morning. Here is a screen shot from the console: None of the messages from the screen shot mean anything to me. I have a feeling that the important stuff probably ...
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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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Troubleshooting debian 6 server restarts

A day ago I have installed Mono 2.10 ( for C# 4 support ). Since then server was randomly restarting whenever there is C# app running with no error messages or anything. uname -a Linux ...
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Diagnose hard lockup on Linux

During past month one of my Debian Squeeze (Linux 2.6.32-bpo.5-amd64) machines did lock up twice, hard. No response to ARP, dark console, Caps Lock, Num Lock not working, Magic SysRq ineffective. ...
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Amazon Micro Instance Crashed - Help Me Figure Out Why?

I am running an Amazon AWS Micro Linux Instance and it crashed during some "light" usage a few days ago. I am running an app that uploads photos to the server. We had maybe 10 users uploading multiple ...
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Windows server 2008r2 crashed overnight - dump log [closed]

My windows server crashed overnight last night with a BSOD. I managed to get a log of the dump file which is here, it appears as if google chrome was the culprit, was wondering if anyone with more ...
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BackupExec 10d crashing 2k3 server

There are two weeks now since I'm doing repository-like backup, because BE10d is crashing the file server. The computer is a NEC Express 5800, 2xXeon, 1 GB RAM, 4 SCSI drives in RAID 5 w/ spare, one ...
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Debian crashed, file system is read-only and cannot backup - How Do I find/mount a USB drive?

We have a Debian server (vm's) here at work and the server crashed after a power failure. I can only boot the system in maintenance mode, and the whole file system is set to read only. I can run fsck ...
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Apache 2.4.2 with PHP 5.4.4 crashes as soon as phpinfo() script is opened

As soon as i open a phpinfo() script called version.php apache stops working. Here is the error.log file. My configuration (my local development machine): Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 with latest ...
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chmod -R 777 /. - RHEL 5.5

A shell script testing went bad and it issued chmod -R 777 /. to the system, instead of chmod -R 777 ./ and as expected it wiped the critical meta data. We have turned off the system and it ...
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Server crash mount XEN Server sata disk

Our Xen Server crashed and we try to mount the sata disk on an other linx to save the VM's. But unfortunately we are unlucky because the only thing we see is a lot of strange LV mounts. When we do an ...
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MySql Data Loss - post mortem analysis - RackSpace Cloud Server

After a recent 'emergency migration' of a RS cloud server, the mysql databases on our server snapshot image proved to be days out of date from the backup date. And yet files that were uploaded ...
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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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How to stop a random ramp in FCGI Processes Killing the server

So got the below earlier to day... Around that time the logs show a ramp in processes(600) and associated memory (1.2g), cpu usage load average (80) untill the server gave out. Server had to be hard ...
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Virtualbox crash is that mean my server got attack?

I'm kind of confused right now recently my friend who also take care of the server got an email from the DirectAdmin say that we got Brute-Attack with one of the IP from Italy, but I didn't get a ...
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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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Ubuntu - how to determine cause for server swaps?

One of my servers is crashing once in a few days. It does web serving + some background jobs like XML file processing. If you look at the screenshot http://awesomescreenshot.com/075xmd24 you'll see ...
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Windows 2008 R2 restarts on own, no errors logged

In the last 2 days my dedicated server (Windows Web Server 2008 R2) has crashed twice and restarted. I've looked in the Event Logs and there's nothing logged leading up to it.I'm very technical, but ...
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WHEN does IIS 6.0 Application Pool CRASH with memory issues?

We've been having Out of Memory issues with our mixed classic ASP/.NET site for quite some time. Basically, we see a couple of different cases: Some request (SQL query that returns a LARGE ...
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Hosting server's harddisk crashed [closed]

My hosting provider has told me that the server harddisk that I am currently using is crashed and they failed to recover most of the data and they only managed to recover some files or folder from the ...
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My apache is very slow and crashing

I have my VPS server installed apache2. 10,000 people connected to the sites, and it is now very slow, while my CPU is 1.25% and I/O is 20B/sec. I have free memory of 644 Mb and using is only 347. My ...
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Bizarre, unremovable ghost file in linux following server crash

We recently suffered a complete server failure (no remote or even console connection). I've found no errors, logs etc that shed light on what/why it happened. The only odd thing about the machine, ...
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Main server fails and I want my backup server to take over

In a situation in which my primary server fails.I don't want my application to go down but the application to start fetching information form a backup server which is my Pc(Located someplace else) ...