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Re: [suse-security] Strange server crash
Ok, I log the free memory in a log file to see what happens. I'll keep you in touch.

The next peice is kernel panics. Type: cat /proc/sys/kernel/panic
What's the output?
cat /proc/sys/kernel/panic
0

Andy.

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To: <suse-security@xxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, October 13, 2005 6:54 PM
Subject: Re: [suse-security] Strange server crash



Could it be a DOS attack from somewhere ?

Not nit-picking but if you do 'free -m -s5'

that will return the memory usage in MB's - a bit easier to understand I
think ;-).

Keith


On Thu, 13 Oct 2005, Andy wrote:

To: suse@xxxxxxxxxxxx, suse-security@xxxxxxxx
From: Andy <frum@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [suse-security] Strange server crash

I will respond to all:

To restart the server we had to do a hard reboot.

We have 1G Ram, 1G Swap space.
There is plenty(more GBs) of space on the hard disks. On all partitions(except /boot).

The hang-up occurs randomly... sometimes at 3 weeks, sometimes at 2 months, sometimes at 1 month.

free -s -m5:
total used free shared buffers cached
Mem: 1027964 958260 69704 0 45416 729952
-/+ buffers/cache: 182892 845072
Swap: 1052248 90976 961272

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