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Re: [K12OSN] A bit OT : A real linux crash please help...

Likely your drive gets to 100% full and won't let anything else work.

Look at the sizes of logfiles and other such items. . .


On Tue, 28 Oct 2003 aust_txv ACCESS-K12 org wrote:

> Sorry people.  I hate to scream for help during the school year, BUT
> Linux server RedHat 7.3 just stops working.  She runs for about 4 days then 
> stops dead.
> No console login, keyboard input stops working.
> No remote access via ssh or any other service (httpd, smb, ftp)
> Can't recall if I can ping the system.
> I have to kill the power.
> This is a 1.4 dual PIII on an Intel mb with 2gig of RAM, an Adaptec SCSI 
> card, SMC gig NIC.  I think I have a motherboard issue because the system 
> runs better in single (up) mode longer than smp mode, however both kernels 
> do the same thing at failure.  Possible bad NIC driver ?  Server runs like 
> a charm until crash.  A very similar install is running on the same exact 
> (server 2)  hardware minus second processor, and you can throw it down the 
> steps and it keeps working...
> I love logs.  My real question finally.   Which log should I start with ? 
> When I have console access after a hard start, are there any commands I can 
> use to make the system crash ?  I need to know if I should fix it or 
> migrate to another server.
> Again sorry for crying,
> Tom Ventresco
> Austintown Local Schools
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Doug Simpson
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DeQueen Public Schools
DeQueen, AR 71832
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