Dermot Canniffe wrote:
>> 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
> > down..
>> 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...
That could be a reason for filesystems being busy at shutdown. I
wouldn't share a CDROM, simply because of the effect accessing a CD has
on any system.. imagine ten users looking at it!
> > 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 ;-)
The K stands for "Kill", it's just a symlink to the files in the init
directory. Startup files have S prepended. If it's a Red Hat box then
use the "chkconfig" command, Debian has a similar command but I don't
remember what it is.
>> 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
As Ruairi pointed out, it's a hardware detection prog. Doesn't seem to
do much most of the time though, even when it says it's configuring XXX
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