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Old 11-01-2007, 03:06 PM   #1
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Weird crash problem


I have a CentOS 4.5 running kernel 2.6.9-55.0.9 and I have a weird problem with it.

From time to time, it just crash. If I look at the server, all I see is a black screen and the num lock and scroll lock lights are flashing on the keyboard.

The server cannot be pinged or accessed remotely.

Any idea what is wrong?

Old 11-01-2007, 05:15 PM   #2
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What are the last messages in /var/log/syslog file predecessing a crash?
Old 11-08-2007, 02:11 PM   #3
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I don't see a syslog file in /var/log.

After a search for syslog, I found the following:


Which one should I look in?
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What files are in /var/log ? /var/log/messages perhaps ?


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