[CLUG] dodgy debian boot
canniffd at student.cs.ucc.ie
Thu Jun 7 11:31:42 IST 2001
Donncha O Caoimh (donncha.ocaoimh at tradesignals.com):
> It's a server.. do you have nfs and smb shares off it? Are they being
> used by other busy servers? Sometimes smb gets stuck when an NT box goes
Had samba for some inexplicable reason, and also it was nfs sharing it's own
cd-rom <shrug> Bear in mind someone else has been admining this since I built
it, for ...oh.... 5 months...
> Squid brought the system down? Were there files created in /lost+found/
> and did you look at them?
Nope. I think the problem may be with WebMin (which I didn't install). There
seems to be some startup and shutdown scripts that shouldn't be there.
Now I have to remember how to fuck around with Startup and Shutdown scripts
<yuck>. What does K mean anyway ;-)
I had some trouble with nfs on my Debian and
> RH boxes at home and "kudzu" now seg faults, probably because a bit of
> it or some config file got thrown into lost+found..
I should remember what kudzu is but don't... can you touch -a my memory there
> Dermot Canniffe wrote:
> > A couple of days ago one of my debian boxes developed problems in it's swap,
> > and squid brought the system down. I made a new swap space and everything,
> > but now there are some problems;
> > * fsck is called twice during bootup.This is fine the first time, but the second
> > time it' called all the filesystems are mounted and fsck exits with an error.
> > I'm then asked to press Ctrl-D to continue. For a server machine that I don't
> > want to connect to a monitor/keybaord this ain't ideal ;)
> > * The runlevel comes out as unknown.
> > * When the system goes down for reboot, it doesn't seem to unmount partitions
> > any more. which means fsck has to run fully on a lot of disk space.
> > Anyone have an idea what gives?
> Cork maillist - Cork at linux.ie
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