Randomly crashing server

Sandy Harris sandyinchina at gmail.com
Thu Sep 3 07:22:30 UTC 2009

On 9/3/09, Emil <listreaderguy at gmail.com> wrote:

>  I'm having quite a panic to say the least. I have a webserver that has
>  started to crash ...

Some obvious things to check.

You say you have free drive space, but do all partitions have free
space? Use df(1) to check.

Are all the file systems OK? fsck(8) to check.

It is worth trying a memory diagnostic. A bad piece of RAM
can cause all sorts of flakiness, and it is simple to fix. One
diagnostic is on the distro disk.

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