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How do I configure ZFS to panic on da (SCSI) disk failure?

Situation: two redundant FreeBSD machines using CARP to share a primary IP, running a frontend proxy (E.G. HAproxy or nginx) Primary machine experiences a loss of SCSI disk (E.G. disk failure, SAN ...
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Kernel panic when booting linux

We presented shared storage on a hp proliant server and now we are seeing kernel panic when booting. kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init! exitcode=00000100 any ideas?
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Can't boot Ubuntu 18.04.1 direct disk on Linode

I get a kernel panic stating that root cannot be mounted if I boot my Direct Disk installation of Ubuntu 18.04.1 in paravirtualization mode, as seen in this screenshot from the Glish terminal: Any ...
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Why in CoreOS Kernel parameter sotflockup_panic is activated?

I looked through different Linux distros such as Ubuntu, CentOS, openSUSE, RHEL, PhotonOS, and Alpine for kernel parameter softlockup_panic. In all of them this kernel parameter is deactivated. # ...
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does power supply redundant failure cause kernel panic?

Just after one of the power supply failed, the following error was recoreded in syslog. (the OS is ubuntu 14.04.) I am running a JVM (java virtual machine) with 64 HEAP on server with 128 RAM. do ...
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Kernel Panic with Asus Prime x299, Titan V on Ubuntu 18.04

I'm using my linux machine for computer vision. When i running a feature detection with opencv i get in aprox. 25% cases a kernel panic (e.g. I run something like this: https://docs.opencv.org/3.0-...
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Kernel Panic on Guest-VM (Debian 9)

I have two servers running with Debian Jessie Kernel 3.16.0-5-amd64. Both servers have the exact same configuration, only hardware differs. I use KVM as hypervisor together with QEMU on both servers. ...
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Debug sudden shutdowns

I have two (new)workstations showing weird symptoms: they randomly power off without any sort of warning or delay,... They just may or may not power off at any given time and reboot after that. The ...
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Get ecryptfs to work on centos7

How can I use ecryptfs on REHL/CentOS 7.4? ecryptfs is not enabled by default in Centos7 kernel config. When I enable and build the kernel, I can mount a lower ecryptfs directory into an upper ...
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Fedora 26 Kernel panic with the last two kernels

Until recently I was using Fedora 26 with kernel 4.13.16-202.fc26.x86_64 without problems. But the last two kernel upgrades (4.14.4-200.fc26.x86_64 and 4.14.5-200.fc26.x86_64) are giving me kernel ...
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Kernel panic - not syncing Attempted to kill init after mount

I have a VPS running Debian 8 at OVH. Recently I couldn't connect to the SSH because I received the message: "access denied". So I decided to reset the root password. I followed OVH indications in ...
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Server kernel panic after boot, don't know what to make of the logs

We just received a brand new Dual CPU server and it keeps crashing with a Kernel Panic shortly after booting, this even happened during the OS setup when it was idle. I was able to get the OS ...
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centos 6 kernel panic

Someone asked me to help him with his very slow server then I just logged in and initiated an update then I rebooted the server it couldn't start up again and gone in kernel panic on all kernels even ...
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Kernel panic on my Synology NAS; kernel 3.10.77

I've been debugging an issue with my Synology NAS, where the kernel panics (or what I think what is happening). When that happens, the NAS does not respond to ping and the only way to recover it is to ...
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RHEL 6.5 kernel panic unfixable after setting selinux to disabled

This question is similar to Server won't boot, kernel panic - not syncing Background: I have set /etc/selinux/config and changed the line SELINUX=enforcing to SELINUX=disabled After rebooting it ...
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XenServer 6.2 - could not find filesystem '/dev/root'

We have a Citrix Xenserver 6.2 install. Today we had an incident where power to the server was suddenly cut off from the server. It had been running for quite some time without issue. It has quite a ...
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BSOD BugCheck on Multi-core system - What thread caused the crash?

I am aware that a Windows' system will crash with a stop error and "blue screen" for a few common reasons, some of which may be: A device driver or OS function that runs in kernel-mode space ...
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Kernel Crash - kernel: BUG: unable to handle kernel paging request at 00000000ff8179b9

One of my Oracle Linux 6.5 Server running Oracle ASM/GRID experienced a kernel crash, it didn't respond i have performed a hard reboot. Server is Oracle Linux 6.5, kernel 2.6.39-400.214.3.el6uek....
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Linux + how to know why Linux machine is hung from the messages on the console

As in the picture below, my Linux machine was hung and I couldn't login. How do I identify the reason for the "hang", according to the messages on the console? I searched /var/log/messages for more ...
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How to reliably capture Linux kernel log messages in case of a system debilitating crash (BUG, panic)?

I'd like to have access to the lines/tracebacks/whatever whispered by the kernel right before dying. This has proven problematic, because all interfaces I have access to become disabled. Post-reboot, ...
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After Upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10 from 15.04, EC2 Webservers are Crashing

I have a variety of Ubuntu machines on EC2 running in production, with about 30 that were upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10. With most of the machines, the upgrade went flawlessly and experienced no issues ...
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Auto-Reboot on Kernel BUG (not tainted, “fixing recursive fault but reboot is needed”)

I'm running a sometimes highly loaded Debian 7 VM with the latest 3.2.x kernel on a XenServer 6.2 host. Sometimes this VM runs into the following state: Ping is okay, All Services unreachable (...
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RAID5 needs drive to be added every reboot

I have a 3 disk RAID5 mdadm array total 4TB on an Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 LTS. Since a kernel panic caused by a device unrelated to the array and that has been already replaced, after every reboot the ...
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CoreOS Random Reboot Kernel Panic with Obscure Message - How to debug?

I'm relatively new to the CoreOS world, we had a server reboot and the messaging in the Journal is extremely vague: Sep 18 07:10:27 ip-x-x-x-x.us-west-2.compute.internal kernel: BUG: unable to handle ...
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'BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at' on Google Compute Engine

On a semi-regular basis, I've seen GCE instances freezing with the following error message (from the serial console): g[1375589.784755] BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at ...
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task nginx:4164 blocked for more than 120 seconds

My server was working fine for 173 days then it started to happen. Upgrading CentOS 6.6 kernel to latest one didn't helped. Rebooting helps for about 10 minutes then it starts all over again. I'm ...
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how to turn a rescue kernel into a working one?

A yum update today made one of my CentOS 7 servers unusable: there is kernel panic as soon as the boot starts. I tried to start previous kernels from GRUB but all of them crash the same way. I even ...
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Server crashes with “huge task timeout”

First things first, I've read a lot about the "huge task timeout" kernel panic and know that this often happens if the server is out of resources. Error messages which appear only in the VNC console ...
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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 machine....
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FreeBSD 10.1 how to autoreboot on kernel panic

Recently I installed FreeBSD 10.1 on machine that for years was working fine with FreeBSD 6.2. Since machine is located in datacenter I configured remote access via serial console. After installation ...
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Oops in syslog and freeze the server with docker

I've got following exceptions after my server freezes and reboot for 2 times I cannot tell the relevant with docker, but it happends every time I started some containers and I cannot find any useful ...
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Would the data on the RAID Card Cache and Drive Cache be lost when a kernel panic happens?

Is a BBU necessary when you have A+B power? Would the data on the RAID Card Cache and Drive Cache be lost when a kernel panic happens and you are forced to do a cold reset?
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Copying from NFS mount crashes Linux client machine

I have NFS share mounted on CLIENT in /etc/fstab: SERVER:/share on /mnt/share type nfs (rw,users,noexec,nosuid,nodev,timeo=14,hard,intr,addr=1.2.3.4) Intensive use on client like copying a lot of ...
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General protection fault by __d_drop following SMTP attack

The SMTP port (Postfix) of my box running 3.16.5 is being hammered. The log repeats this over and over: Nov 14 09:16:25 [postfix/smtpd] lost connection after UNKNOWN from unknown[177.43.41.74] Nov 14 ...
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Kernel panic installing CentOS7 guest on CentOS7 host

I'm trying to install a CentOS 7 guest as a guest on CentOS 7 KVM host but keep getting a Kernel panic, and it seems to happen at the exact same spot every time. I've even tried installing a CentOS 6 ...
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web server “task blocked for more than 120 seconds”

my web server is down every 2 days. it became unresponsive and I can only see the message below on the console. task **** blocked for more than 120 seconds. The only way to bring it up is resetting ...
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Kernel Panic - Not Syncing: Fatal exception

Server (HP Proliant D320e G8 v2) froze at this screen during boot today (running CentOS 6.5): I was able to get the server to boot after a 'press and hold'. I've been having many problems with the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 PXE boot with initrd (initramfs) kernel panic [duplicate]

The short story is this (as I understand it): I can't boot ubuntu over LAN (PXE boot) with the help of initramfs without compiling my own kernel. As I see, the problem is this: network interface ...
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What is the cause of this kernel panic?

I've just set up a PXE boot server on Ubuntu 14 - running kernel 3.13.0-30-generic - as it is described here https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DisklessUbuntuHowto on Supermicro X9DRFF hardware. I ...
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kvm hypervisor kernel panic

My kvm hypervisor had been running with 20+ vps guests for a few months. But a few days ago it went to kernel panic. There were no abnormal operation that I found would cause the problem, except that ...
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Migrate CentOS VM using LVM on IDE to run with VirtIO

I'm trying to migrate existing IDE-using, LVM-based CentOS 5.2 VMs to use virtio. The symptom is a kernel panic upon boot when the system can't find any volume groups. Does anyone know how to make ...
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CentOS 6.5 mdadm Raid 1 - Kernel Panic during raid data check

I have a brand new CentOS 6.5 install with two (mounted to /mnt/data) 1tb Western Digital Black drives in raid 1 with mdadm, configured via the installer. Unfortunately every now and again the entire ...
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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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Failing to mount root from ramdisk while PXE boot

I have a working TFTP/DHCP PXE boot environment where I've already booted some images successful. Now I built an CentOS 6.5 diskless image and this one is failing booting with the following error: No ...
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Java causing kernel panic

I'm running quite a lot of computations on Ubuntu 12.04 (3.8.0-35-generic), application is written in Java (Oracle 1.7.0_45-b18) on a server which has 12 AMD cores. Typically the computations uses 10 ...
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Why would a server lockup knock other servers off the network?

We have a couple dozen Proxmox servers (Proxmox runs on Debian), and about once a month, one of them will have a kernel panic and lock up. The worst part about these lock ups is that when it's a ...
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Linux oom situation

I have continous oom&panic situation unresolved. I am not sure system fills up all the ram (36GB). Why this system triggered this oom situation? I suspect it as related to lowmem zone in 32 bit ...
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Out-of-memory kernel (3.2.0) panic (Debian 7.3) even though offending process was killed

While attempting a backup of a pretty large folder (450G) to a 2TB drive that's in that server solely as a backup destination rdiff-backup (version 1.2.8 - last marked stable) caused a kernel panic. ...
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FreeIPA issue: after ipa1 server kernel panic, not switching to ipa2 failover server

Our setup is as follows. All machines are running under Centos 5.8. We have a gateway machine with a firewall, gw.example.com, through which all external traffic is funneled. Behind it we have 2 ...
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Permission denied when setting values in sysctl on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to configure my Ubuntu 12.04 VPS (OpenVZ) to reboot when it runs out of memory. To do this I have added following lines to my "/etc/sysctl.conf" file. vm.panic_on_oom = 1 kernel.panic = ...