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Questions tagged [crash]

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XEN guest crashes when downloading with wget

There is a SLES 11.4 XEN HV. There is a SLES 12.2 guest on it. The guest is stable, only when we download something from the internet, the guest is getting crashed! I think there is enough free ...
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Kali linux crash on desktop

I made a Kali bootable USB drive with latest Kali release (Kali linux 64 bit, version 2019.1a https://www.kali.org/downloads/). Loading Kali and doing any action on desktop (like moving mouse for a ...
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Not able to save crash dump using kdump

I have a VPS server on amazon's AWS Lightsail service. I've been testing kdump using the following two commands(to trigger an automatic kernel crash): # echo 1 > /proc/sys/kernel/sysrq # echo c &...
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firmware crash qca6174 hw2.1

Everytime my laptop goes to sleep (low battery), wireless adapter crashes. This makes the system completly unusable. I cannot remove the driver, kill it, or restart NetworkManager. I cannot reboot ...
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Kernel crashes at different points

I have made a custom board using Tegra TK1 ARM processor. I have compiled uboot and kernel for it and flashed into it. Now when it starts booting, sometimes it boots successfully while sometimes ...
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Computer shuts down from time to time

While I'm working on the computer, the monitor sometimes suddenly goes black and it starts outputting lines like below in ~7 seconds intervals. [ 127.759539] NVRM: Xid (PCI:0000:01:00): 16, Head ...
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Logging/tracking-down process that auto-reboots CentOS server at boot time

Background I have a bunch of CentOS servers with proprietary applications running on them which are part of a third-party security camera system supplied by an external vendor (i.e. I don't have ...
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Mate-power-manager keeps crashing (how to keep it running / automatically restart?)

Under Centos 7, mate-power-manager (from the EPEL repo) keeps crashing. When run manually from the command line, at the time of the crash it throws the error: ERROR:gpm-kbd-backlight.c:342:...
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restart systemd after it crash

How to restart systemd after it crash? systemd currently crash during VirtualBox installation. Problem is already tracked by this issue#10716. I'm using Ubuntu 18.10. sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-5.2_5.2....
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zBackup and System Crash Reboot without Logs

I'm using a program named zBackup over a lot (100+ >90GB each) of tar files. Every five or so, the system reboots. I've used last -x Which shows a crash kayot pts/2 --.--.--.-- Wed ...
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Diagnosing very frequent crashes with new OS installation // Old OS very stable GPU compatibility issue [closed]

I have an i7 laptop built in 2010/2011 with 8GB RAM. I moved its original HD & OS, Ubuntu 10.04, to an external USB enclosure - booting from this provides me with an outdated but stable system. ...
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Linux Mint: Sorry, the application “Global Application Menu” has stopped unexpectedly

Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Release: 18.04 Codename: bionic Every now and again I get the message that the "Global Application Menu" has stopped. If I'm in the ...
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Sudden crash with black screen showing /dev/sda1:

Sometimes, for no apparent reason, my screen suddenly goes 'black', showing only one line of text: /dev/sda1: clean 1068388/64102400 files, 29744985/256399616 blocks as if the system would be ...
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Can we trust the files in a filesystem that was repaired by e2fsck?

Topic If a filesystem was successfully repaired by e2fsck, it is guaranteed that it is in a consistent (clean) state. However, it is not easy to assess the reliability of the files themselves after ...
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POL-WINE crashes running MotoGp2015 on Linux Mint 64bit - ISO MotoGP2015

What I wanted to do: Play MotoGP2015... What I tried to do: I installed the game by using an ISO FIle and using PlayOnLinux for the .exe. The PleyOnLinus crash problem: I double click on the launch ...
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Is there a difference between a panic and a crash in RHEL (7.5)

I can trigger a "crash" by writing a 'c' to /proc/sysrq-trigger. I am using this to simulate a kernel panic and check the system's behaviour after a panic (we want it to reboot). The reason I am ...
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Shell script to autostart script

I would like to refer to my previous post here: Autostarting a python script whenever it crashes to restart two python scripts on my raspberry pi (Stretch OS) if they crash. The code of the shell ...
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Need script for Ubuntu reset? Random server crashes, 3 different servers, all at the same time? [closed]

I manage a number of websites for a bunch of clients. I use Vultr.com $5 plan 1 CPU 1 GB Virtualmin Basic websites with infrequent use. Although it does look like I got a lot of visits from bots. ...
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Which filesystems require fsync() for crash-safety when replacing an existing file with rename()?

Following widespread complaints, ext4 gained a crash-safety guarantee called auto_da_alloc which is enabled by default. What about other filesystems? Out of the most well-known filesystems, which ...
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i3wm [official ubuntu version] screen freezes randomly when window is fullscreen

I'm using compton for compositing with this config in i3wm in Ubuntu 18.04: # _ # ___ ___ _ __ ___ _ __ | |_ ___ _ __ # / __/ _ \| '_ ` _ \| '_ \| __/ _ \| '_ \ # | (...
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Atom crashes after closing the file manager ranger

When I open a file with atom through ranger and than close the terminal which executes ranger, it causes the atom editor to close too, my configuration file looks like: user@computer ~ $ cat ~/....
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Debian crashes constatly [closed]

My newly installed system has been crashing on me. I don't really know what information to give you but please ask me what you need. Debian Stretch XFCE 64bit Nvidia drivers are installed. I made a ...
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I can't boot any distro from USB / CD to install or to use it live

I have a very old PC and i want to bring it back to life. SPECS: -Pentium 4, 3.00 ghz -1,5 GB RAM -nVidia Geforce GT210, 1GB I decided to install a stable distro like LINUX MINT XFCE 32-bit. I tried ...
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Host system crashes when running a virtual machine [closed]

I'm currently trying to run a guest virtual machine on my current system (Ubuntu 18.04 with the 4.15.0-29-generic kernel). Every time I've tried running a virtual machine (I've tried virtualbox ...
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QWin crash: Cannot create platform OpenGL context, neither GLX nor EGL are enabled

I'm trying to use LXQt on Devuan ASCII / Debian Stretch. At some point after the desktop environment is started, Alt+Tab strats triggering QWin crashes, whose stderr text says Cannot create platform ...
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Onboard 1.4 crashes X.org on Arch Linux

Recently, a problem arose, which I suspect of being a bug, but I am not sure. I use Onboard virtual keyboard on my tablet PC powered by Arch Linux. It works nicely, but one thing is not working well. ...
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How do I find the cause for my program crashing Linux?

I am developping an OpenGL graphics program in Arch Linux. Everything was working fine, except I recently attempted to render the Sponza scene. The program launches and runs fine, however my GPU ...
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Spontaneous turning off after reboot from Windows

How should I troubleshoot spontaneous turn off of my notebook running Debian Stretch? What happens: Boot to Windows (dual boot system with windows and Debian on separate drives) Reboot Boot into ...
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xfce crashes on launch of applications

I am running openSUSE Tumbleweed and would like to use xfce as my desktop environment. GNOME works flawlessly, but I am having a big problem with xfce. The problem is that xfce crashes on the launch ...
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Ubuntu: Chrome crashes when started

System: Ubuntu 16.04 All was fine until today. And then: chrome crashes while watching a YT video. No addon / Plugin / Extension added recently. When trying to restart chrome via launch panel: ...
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Can't open mintinstall from WSL - mkdirat: Permission denied

I recently installed WSL on Windows 10 (Ubuntu), replaced the repos with Linux Mint's repositories, and installed a few GUI applications. After starting Xming (X11 server) and executing the following ...
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Debug kernel panic - Watchdog detected hard LOCKUP on cpu 9?

on a freshly reinstalled SLES 11.4 we see this dmesg from /var/crash: <7>[ 48.600847] storage: no IPv6 routers present <6>[ 63.725477] BIOS EDD facility v0.16 2004-Jun-25, 1 devices ...
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Crash during startup on a recent corporate computer

After some recent updates, my computer no longer boots! Here's what I could determine: This is a very recent computer that was provided to me by corporate IT. It has a recent Intel CPU (Skylake ...
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Crashkernel not starting after crash

I am trying to start a crash kernel using Linux's Kernel Crash Dump. Both of the host and crash kernel are compiled linux-4.13.16 kernel. Unfortunately, the crash kernel fails to start after the crash ...
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Cannot get kernel crash dump saved and reboot

I need to get a crash dump of my linux kernel. I am going to describe the scenario: Hardware: Notebook Dell E5450. Linux Distribution: Linux Mint 18.3 (Ubuntu 16.04). SysRq: enabled by /etc/sysctl.d/...
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Mint Cinnamon 18.3 crash - can someone tell me how I might recover?

I can't now (currently) use this Mint OS. I see from one or two posts here that Mint Cinnamon crashes are historically not uncommon, which is a bit worrying. I've had a Mint MATE on an old machine ...
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How to power off normally after Debian crashed?

The keyboard did not work, but worked after I pressed Alt+SysRq+R. Then I pressed Alt+SysRq+B, and the computer did not reboot. What else can I do? I have found Ctrl+Alt+Delete will reboot the ...
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Ubuntu crashes on startup with a call trace (release_bts_buffer)

A friend of mine is having problems with her Ubuntu laptop and I have trouble finding informations that could help me know what is going on. I think this is a bit beyond the scope of my abilities. ...
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Kali Linux crashes when connecting an Android device [duplicate]

For some reason whenever I connect any android device using any USB cable to any of my ports on Kali Linux, the screen goes black for a second before going to the login screen. Then if I log in and ...
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Sony docking station crashes GUI on unsuspend

I have a Sony Vaio (2012) SVS13a with a full docking station which the notebook clips into. I run Debian Testing and have the latest updates installed as of writing this question. When I have the ...
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Persistent Crashes on Suspend

I am running Fedora 27 with GNOME. I have been experiencing crashes that occur every time I suspend the computer (when I close my laptop). When I open it, I am logged out, and when I log in again, it ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS randomly freezes

I just freshly installed Ubuntu on my ASUS Aspire E15. It's alongside a Windows installation. Roughly 10 minutes into my boot (maybe longer), everything will just freeze. I can move the mouse but no ...
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kernel freezing on ubuntu 16.04

I recently switched to ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop which is a thinkpad P51. I am having the issue that sometimes the login desktop freezes in the sense that I am able to move the cursor and interact ...
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System is crashing every time

After the update to 17.10 from 17.04, Every time I'm facing this issue. Suddenly my laptop stops working and I have no access on it. Even I can't open Terminal control system (alt+ctrl+f3) and I'm ...
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Is it safe to remove files from /var/crash

I'm receiving a disk usage warning from the server " The filesystem “/” mounted at “/” reached “critical” status because you currently use 92.77% of its available blocks." After deep investigation I ...
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Puppy can't boot damaged laptop

Mission: Get photos off friends laptop that has had a rough time. There's approximately a years worth of unbacked up photos. Problem: HDD is probably damaged from a violent lid close. From then on ...
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Use of __rb_rotate_left()

I have a kernel crash on this function: __rb_rotate_left().  Can someone explain what this function is meant for in simple terms? PC is at __rb_rotate_left+0x24/0x78 LR is at rb_insert_color+0x108/...
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General Protection Fault: What to do about it?

Linux is crashing (kernel panic?) and outputs this error on my screen. My system randomly freezes impredictably every hour or so, but this is the first time I've been seen this output. Unfortunately ...
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Analysing crash dump

On the customer unit, I see this crash and after the crash, the unit goes into hung state. Only hard reboot brings it back to the normal state. Below log shows many register values and memory ...
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How to interpret the crash dump

This a sample crash dump I have from the unit. Could anyone help me in understanding what these details mean? Example: [] (sys_init_module+0x0/0x1878) from [] (ret_fast_syscall+0x0/0x30) Here ...