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Process crashed on the first several times when launching

I use OpenWrt and build OpenWrt provided Python 2.7.9 as modules which are standalone .ipk files. I simply copy those ipk files to our MIPSel platform and install it to a mounted file system on eMMC. ...
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Services (web, remote login, console, but not ping) unavailable as Apache hogs system resources

I just did an upgrade to my Ubuntu box. It upgraded, but now the machine, within hours (maybe less) of booting, is unreachable by ssh, by web browser, and even the console is blank... but I know it's ...
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Fresh Install of Mint 18 w/ Cinnamon — randomly logging out, can't log back in

A few days ago I made the plunge from Windows and put Linux Mint on my laptop (Thinkpad 440), the newest release. Things are mostly fine, except twice today I've been browsing the internet on Chromium ...
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Can't determine cause of a crash

I have a PC that is freezing periodically. Sometimes it will crash 2-3 times within a couple of hours, while other times it will go a few days. When the PC crashes, the screen, mouse, and keyboard ...
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How should I debug a hard-lockup of my Ubuntu laptop

I've been running Ubuntu on a Thinkpad T450s for some time now. Every so often, the system will hard-lock on me. E.g. the mouse won't move, ctrl-alt-f# won't take me to a plain terminal, etc. I ...
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PHP app crashes: child pid exits with Illegal instruction (4)

I have a CentOS 6 server with Apache and PHP. I run some application and can constantly reproduce this crash. After some sequential action the app dies and the only trace I found is the following ...
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Help debugging crash on hibernate

(x/post reddit) It's hard to google for this; google gives a lot of results about failures to resume and about failures to suspend to ram, but not many about failures to suspend to disk. What ...
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Debian keeps hanging, may be graphics driver issue

For the past few days, my Debian install keeps randomly hanging every 5-30 minutes. The screen freezes. Sometimes GDM kicks me back to the login screen after a little while. Other times it just ...
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xdm restarts after login

I run Debian Jessie on my laptop, without Desktop Enviroment. (just awesomeWM as windowmanager) I played with xdm in the past, but at the time decided that I didn't like it. Now, when I install it, ...
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how to monitor spinlocks

I'm wondering how I could monitor spinlocks. At my client, we have cpu soft lockup failure, for which, if I understand well, spinlock is a likely cause. Different team use that server for predictive ...
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Kernel Crash/ Cpu error?

First I will describe my system and then my problem: I have an Assus F555L laptop with an i3 and Intel Integrated Graphics. It is running Linux Mint 17.3 and Windows 10 dual booted. I do not have ...
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Kernel bug at at fs/dcache.c on XenServer

Yesterday on of our servers running Xen 6.5 restarted, in /var/log/messages I found following messages: Apr 29 11:52:59 server kernel: [7476681.051566] ------------[ cut here ]------------ Apr 29 11:...
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Not using specific memory regions due to errors

I have just installed some new RAM (2x1GB, 667, sticks from 2x512MB, 533, sticks) into an old system (perfectly valid), and all was working fine, until now. I have been having some issues when the ...
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Kali crashing on boot after install? (VMWare Workshop 12 on Win8.1)

I have my VMWare set up and working, I have a download of Kali as an ISO, I load it in the virtual machine software and give it 1.5Gb of memory and 30Gb of storage, both more than is needed I've been ...
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What are the files located in `/var/crash/`?

I know when a program crashes, some files creating in /var/crash/. But I don't know what these files are! Is that error logs?
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Failed to start Crash recovery kernel arming

When trying to login into CentOS 7 either through the Gnome GUI or the login shell, I get this: After a second, I get booted backed to the login shell, or login screen of Gnome. I've tried booting ...
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Big crash out of nowhere?

So I was using my laptop (drawing in Krita with a Wacom tablet on Debian Wheezy) and the screen suddenly turned blue (like a Windows crash dump) and now looks like the attached image: Does anyone ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashing when 2 monitors are plugged in

The title is pretty self-explanatory. Ubuntu 14.04 is crashing, but only if 2 monitors are plugged in. If I start my computer with just the main monitor everything works fine. What is weird is that ...
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Help debugging a kernel oops

My system has been freezing up for a while, and I keep seeing this particular kernel oops: syslog. Xorg.log Here's another similar crash from a few months ago. syslog Can you help me debug this? How ...
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Random Black Screen Crash Ubuntu 12.04

I recently backed my pc up and did a fresh install from the same 12.04 cd I always use and since have experienced frequent and what appear to be random crashes. It seems like some kind of driver issue ...
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Application takes KDE down with it when it dies

How is this possible? I am using Toggl Desktop, stable channel, under KDE, and about 50% of the time, after I do xrandr --output DP1 --auto --primary --output eDP1 --off Toggl Desktop crashes soon ...
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How to debug an Out of memory crash

Recently one of my CentOS6 server crashed because of an Out of memory Error: It seems to be related to the postgres database used by java web-applications (deployed on tomcat). But I cannot find ...
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Crash with input/out error and swap unmounting [duplicate]

I am looking for hints on this problem. I've searched around, but can't find something exactly similar. I am running Debian 8 stable, updated, very minimal install (i3wm, small number of apps running)...
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How to find what causes my notebook to crash?

I have a new notebook and it crashes frequently. $ uname -a Linux bpgergo-notebook 4.2.0-27-generic #32-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 22 04:49:08 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ lsb_release -a No ...
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Kali Linux Graphic Interface = Black Screen

Helloe veryone ! I have Kali Linux since a month now, and the "F7" just crashed. When I boot, I can go till the Grub, I boot (I can see around 5 "[FAILED]" instructions in the list), and finally, ...
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Why would Fedora installation crash when using an Nvidia card with SSD, but not in other configurations?

I want to share you a mindblowing problem and want to listen to your ideas. I have a computer (i5, 4GB RAM, etc) Had a Gigabyte NVidia 210 graphics card in it along with a 500GB HDD. Was about to ...
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How to crash a Linux PC at a specified time? [closed]

I am working on a security use case where a linux PC can fall in the hands of an enemy who may gain access to the system (asking password at gun point) etc. I am looking for a technique (a short ...
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Pausing a process with -SIGSTOP for long enough causes Kernel Oops Stack Overflow

I am running the process mpg321 on a Raspberry Pi 2. mpg321 plays .mp3 files and to pause the music, I have a hotkey that enters sudo kill -SIGSTOP [pid of mpg321]. This works great, except for when I ...
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How can I recover after Kate crashes?

I use Kate for coding and note-taking. Sometimes it crashes - often when I've got a lot open. Unsaved 'real' documents (eg, ones backed by files, that have been saved at some point) usually have a ...
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Investigate an unwanted shutdown over the weekend

This morning my machine running Fedora 22 was in a state of shutdown showing, IIRC, something like the following, in fullscreen white on black terminal: [Rebooting] ... System halted. After holding ...
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Examine application crash

Today I wanted to try out Visual Studio Code on my Gentoo machine. So I downloaded the x64 distribution zip file and started the application when suddenly X11 crashed and restarted. Unfortunately I ...
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After my system crashed and I run crash, but I get the following error: not a supported file format

My system crashed and even though I haven't been able to know what caused the crash after going through the usual logs: messages, dmesg, secure, etc. There's nothing valuable I have seen on them so I ...
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Debian 8.2 computer freezing+crashing randomly

I have a Debian media server which seems to be crashing several times daily for no apparent reason at all. It simply freezes up, without restarting, until you manually restart it. I have uploaded the ...
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Diagnosing regular crashes with data loss?

I'm on Kubuntu 15.04 on a HP zBook 14. Every few days, my computer locks up completely - screen stays on, sound get stuck and plays the last few tenths of a second of what ever was playing over and ...
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Xrandr handing in Gnome 3

Some time ago I opened this question on SE. In a nutshell, I am running: Debian 8 stable, updated; Intel graphics i3wm, no DE running when I use just i3wm. Also have Gnome for fallback solution (in ...
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Citrix Receiver on Ubuntu crashes and I cannot kill it, have to hard reboot

Using latest Ubuntu LTS and Citrix Receiver icaclient 13.2.1.328635 Citrix will periodically crash and there is no way for me to force the app closed. I've setup key shortcuts to the kill command, ...
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Linux mint has just crashed - Jessie 8 (LMDE)

As per title, I did a normal update to the system last night and after reboot my computer just stopped working and keeps falling back to 'fallback mode'. I tried to reinstall Cinnamon without success. ...
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Issues with X and xrandr on Debian

I am having an issue that I think is associated with X, xrandr and maybe WM I am using. I am on Debian 8 stable, updated; Intel graphics, i3wm, no DE lightDM (not sure if this is relevant, but at ...
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How to figure out why Linux crashes

Every so often, my laptop will crash. The screen will freeze, including the cursor, the lock lights (caps lock and the like) will turn off if they were on, though my battery, power, and wifi lights ...
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Bluetooth Visibility Crashes UI on Linux Mint

I'm running a Lenovo laptop. I have had driver problems for a while now, and am planning to perform a re-install of Linux Mint when I have the time and I can make sure that it won't interfere with my ...
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Qt Creator crashes on startup, but it worked before

I installed the latest Qt version (5.5.1), and Qt creator worked fine, I could build programs with it. However, after I installed cmake, downloaded opencv from source, and built it, Qt creator no ...
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How do I crash Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS deliberately?

I'm trying to crash an instance on AWS so that I can simulate what happens when it gets 'stuck'. I tried the top suggestions here How to cause kernel panic with a single command? but unfortunately ...
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Finding the Process which resulted in Kernel Panic

I have setup my linux system to generate Kernel Core Dump using KDump and kexec packages. I am using the crash tool to analyze the core dump. How do I find the call stack of the process which ...
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Missing core dump

I have a crashing application, which crashes with the output: Aborted (core dumped). Now when I look at the directory, containing the binary, there is no crashdump. There is no core directory. ...
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ext4 reported as clean by fsck after hard reset: Is that normal?

My root-partition is formatted as ext4-filesystem. I notice that, whenever my machine crashes and I have to hard-reset it, when booting up again and the root filesystem is checked this step takes a ...
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Ubuntu stops responding to any action

I use ubuntu and found it really frustrating that it stops working really frequently. The circumstances are: Opened Android Studio WITHOUT any emulators (I mean device emulator, I use real devices ...
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Terminal Crash after upgrading from centos5.9 to 5.11

I had installed Centos 5.9 in my x86_64 system and I installed update yesterday. Just now after I initiated the system, I found it has been upgraded to centos 5.11. But the bad thing is now I cannot ...
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Is /var/crash/.lock safe to delete or should it be kept?

Today when I booted Xubuntu 14.10, I was alerted that a "system program problem [was] detected". This turned out to be gnome-keyring-daemon, since the file /var/crash/_usr_bin_gnome-keyring-daemon.0....
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NUL entry in syslog?

My servers went down on the 30th. It just came back online today. At first I thought it was the router because the router the server is connected to is a bit squirrely but when I checked syslog I have ...
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Manjaro Linux — Can ONLY log in from root account

First time Linux user. Treat me like a complete idiot. Installed Manjaro on VMWare. I'm required to get into this whole Linux thing for college. First problem: Created user account from root. (...