[clug] [PMX:#] Problem server

Tomasz Ciolek tmc at dreamcraft.com.au
Fri Aug 20 04:53:56 GMT 2004

No 1.

Check thet someone else is not getting the same IP address

No 2.
run chkrootkit

No 3. 
Run memx86test


On Fri, Aug 20, 2004 at 02:49:18PM +1000, Collins, Steve wrote:
> Hey, all y'all
> I have a small RH9 server (converted desktop) which I'm running a few important things on - CVS, Nagios, Bugzilla.  Recently, it's started acting a little whacko.  It stops responding for no apparent reason, on no fixed schedule.  Today it's needed to be kicked in the guts at frequencies as short as a couple of minutes and as long as several hours.  There's no CPU or memory load, the / and /boot partitions are less than 10 per cent full respectively.
> Our main Nagios server, which monitors this box, initially reports the HTTP server as non-responsive and then PING host checks fail.  I strongly suspect it's a hardware issue, but am not sure where to start poking.  The boot and messages logs don't reveal anything I can spot.
> Any recommendations?
> Steve
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