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You could rent some cheap VPS servers that are positioned around the world and run traceroute yourself from those servers back to your website. AWS allows you rent per minute. Another option would be to search for "traceroute online" there are a large number of websites that allow you to run a traceroute from a remote server. Examples: ...


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You don't need to open the log files in an editor to see what's flooding them. Just look at the last few lines: tail -n 999 /var/log/syslog | less Log files from a process always contain the process ID: Apr 10 00:00:01 harfang /USR/SBIN/CRON[345]: (root) CMD ( /usr/local/bin/midnight-stuff ) Apr 10 00:00:01 darkstar wibbled[1234]: I'm bored Apr 10 ...


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There is actually a strong hint in the syslog snippet you posted. The end of the line Apr 10 00:53:37 MyMachine kernel: [11608.690733] [<ffffffffa08e4005>] ? ath9k_reg_rmw+0x35/0x70 [ath9k_htc] shows the stack trace is due to an unexpected error in a device driver named ath9k_htc. Hopefully, the kernel didn't panicked but the continuous repetition ...



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