[TriLUG] Debian box Just stops.
cknowles at sumitomoelectric.com
Thu Feb 3 07:50:52 EST 2005
It's tracking Testing. (remember, it's a demo/test/temptation box, not
Just ran memtest and durned if the thing didn't freak out again.
On Thursday 03 February 2005 07:34 am, Andrew Perrin wrote:
> Hmmmm - well, memory is always a possible culprit, as is processor
> temperature, but I don't remember if the k6/500 ones suffered much from
> that. Any cheapo SCSI stuff in there? I have some old SCSI CD-RW drives
> and a SCSI tape drive that periodically make my debian system lock up for
> reasons as yet undiagnosed.
> What's the kernel version? What debian version are you tracking? How up to
> date is the apt-get upgrade?
> Oh, and just so you know: the probability of a work emergency approaches 1
> as TSMW/N approaches her first hour of sleep, then decreases from there :)
> Andrew J Perrin - http://www.unc.edu/~aperrin
> Assistant Professor of Sociology, U of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
> clists at perrin.socsci.unc.edu * andrew_perrin (at) unc.edu
> On Thu, 3 Feb 2005, Chris Knowles wrote:
> > I've got a Debian box I'm using to test/demo/tempt people at work with
> > some nifty features, and they're loving it.
> > Until this morning.
> > When, at 5 am, my pager goes off. (And since I'd only just gotten "The
> > Screaming Maw of Want/Need" to get back to sleep, she woke up too.)
> > The box had gone down, and even though it's just a test, they want it
> > back up enough to pay me to come in early.
> > Came in, and no panic, no errors, no nothing, just a completely
> > non-responsive computer. Rebooted and took a look around. Logs are
> > ticking normally along one minute, then the next entry is from the
> > reboot. After the reboot, all is ticking along famously again.
> > I'm not looking for a specific answer to what the problem is, what I
> > would like is where to look for any ideas of what went wrong.
> > (It's a box with Shorewall firewall, bind9, postfix, mailscanner, clamav,
> > spamassassin, webmin and a kitchen sink. It's got ~400MB RAM, and 2 10GB
> > HD in a software raid config. all with a AMDk6/500 processor.)
> > CJK
> > PS: TSMW/N is *not* a nickname for my wife. It's what we've taken to
> > calling the daughter after more than 1 hour of fussiness in the wee hours
> > of the morning.
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