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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a recent 'emergency migration' of a RS cloud server, the mysql databases on our server snapshot image proved to be days out of date from the backup date.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? [closed]

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) ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 server crash report

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 server addition for my application. During some testing my server has just crashed. After that I am restart the server. My problem is how can i find the reason of crashing? I ...
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Crashing almost every minute

I have no idea why it's crashing. But here is some of my error log: [Thu Dec 29 03:23:45 2011] [error] [client 94.142.134.238] File does not exist: /var/www/phpMyAdmin [Thu Dec 29 03:24:38 2011] ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 + MSSQL Server R2 crashes once a week, suggestions?

Can someone give me pointers where to look in order to debug why this fresh install of Windows Server 2008 R2 with an untweaked MS SQL-Server R2 which is serving just one ~5GB db to 2 clients crashes ...
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Software Raid 5 in Enclosure - Server Crash - Hope?

I'm a software guy. I have inherited a Windows 2008 server that had a 4 disk raid enclosure (one of those Rosewill ones from NewEgg I think) connected to it via eSata. The Windows server was ...
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Can a Linux system crash cause network issues?

I have a Ubuntu box in my network which crashed, all the system connected to the switch in which the Ubuntu system was connected started giving problem. I removed that system from the network, since ...
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Coldfusion crashing when I initiate debugging session?

I've been trying to hook up eclipse to RDS for a CF8 testing server I have in my office. Every time I try to test the connection, the CF8 application server service crashes. When I check the event ...
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memory&swap are full, can't ssh; any option other than physical restart?

by mistake, i executed some applications that used all memory (and i think swap) on my ubuntu server and its now crashed, SSH doesn't work and freezes. Do you know any other options other than ...
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APC XS 1300 Overloading every night at 2:45AM

Here is the situation that I have run into for the past 2 nights: I leave work and all is well, severs happily humming away everyone has access, life is good. I get in the morning, and the only ...
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Windows Updates causes server to crash

The last two times I've installed Windows Updates (security patches only) on our W2K03 file/print server, upon reboot, it has resulted in the OS crashing at the point where during logon the status ...
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Log - Server kernel: INFO: task httpd:000000 blocked for more than 120 seconds

Almost everyday my server is crashing due to hight server load, and even restarting apache or mysql can't solve the problem. I need to reboot the server to solve, or it crash again due to the high ...
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What is wrong in my php-fpm configuration?

I have a 64-bit server but only 256MB of RAM. So, I moved to nginx server with fast-cgi to connect to PHP. I have PHP 5.3.6 running. The issue is that after every two or three days when I try to ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 Server Crashing - failed command: READ FPDMA QUEUED

I have a new Ubuntu Server (11.04) that keeps crashing, especially during heavy disk I/O (like making a backup). It's drives are configures as a RAID 10 with 4 1TB Western Digital Caviar Black Hard ...
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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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How to find out, why a server hangs, but is still reachable with ping

One of my servers, which runs in a german data center "hangs" every night, but i cant find out why. No errors are found in the /var/log/messages and /var/log/syslog. The server responds to ping, but ...
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Figuing out the “who, what, when and why” of a server crash

Currently, I'm the Moodle Admin for my University, and one of my responsibilities is to keep the server running and working all the time. Sometimes, for no apparent reason, Apache or / and MySQL ...
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Windows Server 2003 Small Business Server (SBS) not generating crash dump on BSOD

I have a very frustrating issue. Our Windows Server running 2003 SBS SP2 is not generating crash dump files on a BSOD. I am currently troubleshooting an issue where a critical 3rd party service causes ...
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Tool to monitor MySQL even when a request crashes the server

It happens quite often that my server goes down (from a few minutes to always). I think I managed to found the problem, located to mysql that take a big amount of ram to do a request, but since the ...
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Windows 2008 server grinds to a halt under medium/heavy network traffic

I have a nas running Windows server 2008 standard sp2 (x86) and in the past few days it has started crashing whenever there was more then only light network traffic going on. It happens when: - ...
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Server hang on CentOS 5.5

I'm running CentOS 5.5 on a server. It runs several VMware virtual machines and an NFS server. Occasionally, like today, it hangs. There's nothing in /var/log/messages that indicates any problem. ...
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My dedicated server keeps getting very slow that it fails to load the application

I have an application running on Windows Server 2008, running IIS 7.5, SQL Server 2008, 4GB RAM from brinkster. The problem is, every couple of days I get the same 10,000 calls that the system is ...
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How to get more information from the system crash

I'd like to debug an issue I'm having with a linux (debian stable) server, but I'm running out of ideas of how to confirm any diagnosis. Some background: The servers are running DL160 class with ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 server crash

I'm running an Ubuntu 10.04 (x64) as a web/mysql server. The server became unresponsive to SSH, Ping, HTTP etc. and the technician with physical access to the machine sent me this screengrab here: ...
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Windows Server 2003 crashes, Nothing in Event Viewer

We have a Windows 2003 Server that crashes relatively regularly (about once every week). At the time the server crashes, there isn't any information in the event logs. Not in Application, not in ...
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Recovering MySQL Databases from Total Failure

MySQL was not starting. I backed up /var/lib/mysql/*. I uninstalled MySQL and reintalled it. It started again. I copied everything back to /var/lib/mysql. I restarted the service. I logged in and ...
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MySQL 5.1.49 freezing every two days

our mysql system is "freezing" every two days. By "freezing" i mean the following: it doesn't respond to ping we can't login with SSH we don't get any answer from MySQL there is no entry in the ...
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mysql crashed and lost table descriptions “show table status” all null

Due to a air-con failure the SAN with our mysql database files crashed. When it came up there were problems with queries taking many seconds to run, further investigation revealed that the *.frm ...
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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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Rebooting Mac OS X leads to blank screen with a blue background

My staging server has Mac OS X 10.6.4 (not the server OS version) and has copies of my last build I cannot afford to lose (human error late last night). Bad luck always comes on a tandem and ...
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Windows Server 2008 Black Screen on boot

I have a windows server 2008 running in Parrallels (on Mac osx)... the mac crashed yesterday and so I hard rebooted it, when I fired up the Windows Server 2008 VM this morning it goes as far as the ...
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Server crashed - corporate web application is down - considering moving to an online host - any suggestions?

I'm in a mess here. For a couple of years we've been running our own custom made application on a local server in our office. The servers had its well bad days and good days now and then - however the ...
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Server Load Spikes On File Copy — Server Goes Unresponsive

This has been a problem that we've been battling for some weeks. Whenever large files are copied on the server (both with rsync and cp) the server load initially goes up to 6 or 8 and stabilizes. At ...
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VMware Server 2 under 32 bit OS and more than 4G RAM crashes

We have VMware Server 2 running under a 32 bit OS (Ubuntu Hardy) installed by our provider. PAE is enabled, so we could exceed the 32 bit 4G limit. However, when we let install 4G more RAM to a ...
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Why might login failures cause SQL 2005 to dump and ditch?

Our SQL 2005 server began timing out and finally stopped responding on Oct 26th. The application logs showed a ton of 17883 events leading up to a reboot. After the reboot everything was fine but we ...
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Is the windows event log the only place to perform a post-mortem after a server crash?

A couple of days ago one of our web-servers went down in the small hours. It wasn't responding to any remote requests (to be honest I don't know if it would have responded if a USB keyboard and ...