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Odd log entries when starting up PotgreSQL

When restarting pgSQL, I get the following log entries: 2010-02-10 16:08:05 EST LOG: received smart shutdown request 2010-02-10 16:08:05 EST LOG: autovacuum launcher shutting down 2010-02-10 16:08:...
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Windows services not starting automatically?

We've had some nasty time sync problems on our Windows Server 2008 R2 servers lately. I traced this back to something very simple: the Windows Time Service was not started! The time can't possibly ...
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Run shell script at linux boot but only one time per day

Run shell script at linux boot (Start up) but only one time per day , How can i do it ? I am using Redhat enterprise linux 5
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How can i run shell script at boot (start up)

How can i run shell script every time my system boot ( start up ) in linux (RHEL 5)?
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How to autostart apps in OS X as a different user

I am playing with CouchDB and whenever I do, I first have to issue sudo couchdb -i -u couchdb couchdb -b This starts CouchDB as the user couchdb, group couchdb. I then also have to enter my ...
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How do I fix “ORA-01033: ORACLE initialization or shutdown in progress” error?

I have an Oracle 9.2 database. The server has crashed. After rebooting any attempt to connect to the Oracle server returns error ORA-01033 (as in title). I've tried stopping and starting the Oracle ...
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mysql startup, shtudown and logging on osx

I am trying to troubleshoot some mysql problems (I have a table I cant seem to delete or drop, it hangs forever) I have 10.5.8 osx, I dont remember how/if I installed mysql, here is what I know: it ...
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How to schedule VMs to startup and shutdown

I'm running several VMs (Mainly windows XP) on a 2008 server under Hyper-V. I'd like to automatically schedule some of these machines to startup and shutdown according to a schedule. To limit ...
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EC2 Startup - How to Tell When Windows Ready?

I am working with Amazon EC2, and I have some Windows AMIs backed with EBS. When I launch a new instance from an EBS snapshot, the EC2Config service prepares the Windows machine for me. I know when ...
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Configuring Windows Server 2003 to start the administrator account even with no session?

I need the administrator account on a 2003 machine to start without a password, or even a session. That is, once the machine is powered on, it should boot into the administrator account and run ...
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Windows pptp VPN at startup

I'd like to connect windows pptp client at startup. Is it possible? because I need a vpn link between two windows server and so (because it's a server) I don't want to let a logged user to the ...
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MySQL won't start - only 480 error messages, but it should contain at least 481 error messages

I updated mysql and not it won't start. I tried removing it and reinstalling and it still will not start. I get the following error in the logs. When you start it it just tells you that mysql timed ...
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Network Manager Startup Hook

How to add a line like: search somesuffix.com to /etc/resolv.conf on Network Manager startup in Ubuntu?
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Launch Nginx on startup

I was able to install and run nginx, and passenger but i'm not able to have nginx come up whenever i reboot my server. To start the nginx process i just type in sudo /opt/nginx/sbin/nginx. From my ...
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Dell 8MM01 server won't start - flashing blue light

We have a DELL 8MM01 server that won't start-up. When we try to power it up an amber light slowly flashes at the back. When we push the button next to this light it changes to a flashing blue. The ...
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Start up a process before I log in? (linux)

I want to start up synergy on my suse box (gnome) automatically before (preferably, or after) I log in. How do I do this? I am a major Linux newbie and I tried writing the below on the last line of /...
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How to run a batch script before the windows Logon prompt appears?

I'm looking for a way of running a batch script once (and only once) on boot before the Windows XP Logon prompt appears on screen. What is the easiest way to do this? Also, I need to be able to run ...
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Help me get clear on daemonizing a startup script

I need some linux / ubuntu help: I have a HTTP Comet server that I run with the following command: $ node comet.js > /dev/null & The > /dev/null bit is so all output is "shredded", and the ...
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Is there anything like BizSpark for non software startups? [closed]

I'm trying to figure out how to build a decent IT infrastructure for a new business on a budget and I was wondering if anyone has any tips or ideas on how to build a Windows IT infrastructure cheaply ...
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init.d not executing stop command on reboot

I have an init.d script to start a Python script: #!/bin/sh # ############################################################################### # sd-agent # # Written by Boxed Ice <customer.service@...
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What are the correct permissions for /etc/init.d/ scripts?

What are the correct permissions for /etc/init.d/ scripts and what chmod options sets them?
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Tools/servers/services to run a web startup office [closed]

For a dev who doubles up as a sysadmin in small web startup, what services/servers/devices do you recommend running? I am also open to best-practices suggestions To get the ball rolling- here are ...
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Tomcat won't start - how to check that port 8080 is not in use

Tomcat won't start, and it has worked perfectly before. I suspect something else is running on port 8080. I am running Windows Vista. How do I check that nothing else is using port 8080. I have ...
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Prevent some startup programs from running when logging in to Windows Vista via Remote Desktop

Is it possible to prevent some startup programs from running when I log in to my Windows Vista desktop via Remote Dekstop. I was hoping for a solution much like "Capster" which when added to a ...
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Jetty 7 gives HTTP ERROR: 503 - service unavailable

I am getting the error 503 when I try to start Jetty. Does anyone know what this might mean. I am running Jetty 7 and starting it with the start.jar file. If anyone knows how to configure Jetty to ...
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Server 2003: login delay while service starting

On Windows Server 2003, we have an occasional condition where an application service fails to start immediately, and the service stays in the “Starting” state for 20 minutes, after which it times out ...
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MySQL dying on startup

I have just restarted my dev machine, and now MySQL refuses to start up. When I start the service, it instantly throws an exception and dies... I can't think of anything I could've changed before ...
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Disable a service from starting at all runlevels?

I have a service foo which currently starts at runlevel 3 and above. How can I stop it from doing so, without using update-rc.d foo stop 3 ., which (if I understand it correctly) would turn off the ...
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How do you start ColdFusion MX 7?

I'm running it on a Windows 2003 machine. I can start it from the C:\CFusionMX7\bin\cfstart.bat, but when I close the command prompt window, it shuts down again. Is there another method for starting ...
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Small Business office of ~ 10 people: Ubuntu (stable) or other OS? [closed]

A small startup of approx 10 - 20 employees is looking into using Open Source / Free technology to save money on Operating System license fees, etc. Assuming an Admin is competent enough to 'keep up' ...
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How to start a linux distribution and hide the starting notice?

For some usrs, i'm installing a Debian 5.0 on their laptops. And when the system starts, they are scared of all the 'hacking-like' codes that the system notices. It is useful for me, but not for them....
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How do I get apache to startup at bootime on Linux

I have installed apache2 from source on my Linux box. apachectl -k start works just fine, but how do I get apache to start at boot time? This is on a redhat distribution: Linux <hostname> 2.6....
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Time Application Startup

Is there anyway to time how long it takes an Application to start up on the Mac? We were getting reports of Word 2008 taking a half-hour to launch, and, while we think we've resolved the problem, ...
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Which files do control XMonad’s startup in Mac's X11?

My X11 crashes if I have the following .xinitrc My .xinitrc exec /Users/Masi/.cabal/bin/xmonad I am not sure where the bug is. Files which I know affects the startup are ~/.cabal/bin/xmonad (...
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How to find out if I can remove a startup program (AwaySch) from XP [closed]

I am having a problem with the program AwaySch.exe, which comes with the ThinkPad suite on my T61; on shutdown, there is always an error message which must be manually closed. How can I find out ...
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How would you create a web host provider?

What would be required to create a web host? Servers? Nameservers? Software? Cpanel? DNS? If you were to start a web host from the ground up, what would you do? What technologies would you use? ...
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How can I improve my Windows XP start up time?

Windows boot time is pretty good, but it takes forever to get to my desktop once I login. Whats the best way to find out whats happening? I only have 3 items in my Startup folder, but the admins at ...
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How do I disable the OSX startup sound? [closed]

Is it possible to disable the start up sound on my MacBook Pro running OSX 10.5.6? I find it can be disturbing to others at certain times.
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Windows XP hanging on login screen

I have been given two Eee PC 100HA to manage for some people, they are both running the same hardware and XP home but one is having some strange problems with logging on. The main problem is that it ...
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Single Person ISV, What Type of Server Hardware do you Recommend? [closed]

I am planning on taking a small product of mine live soon. I was wondering what kind of hardware you would recommend for a new small website. Is using the 'Cloud'(Amazon) a good option. Or is it ...