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PHP-FPM7 SIGSEGV - core dumped

I'm having some issues with just a single site that keeps segfaulting php-fpm7. Can't seem to pinpoint the exact moment when this occurs, i browse around on the site and wait and after a while when ...
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“debconf-communicate dumped core”. What sends QUIT (“signal 3”)?

(I have installed systemd-coredump) What would send a QUIT signal to debconf-communicate? Since the backtrace does not include raise() / kill(), I guess I can assume this fatal signal was sent to ...
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On UEFI laptop, Linux Mint has crashed twice

In the last 2 months, I have installed Linux Mint 19.1 on two laptops. On the older of the two, a Samsung Rv511 (ca. 2011) using MBR partitioning, there have been no problems at all. Linux Mint has ...
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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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Ubuntu Unity randomly crashes, and then the command 'unity' isn't recognized

For the last bit, unity (and perhaps other things?) would crash after something like 20-30 minutes of use. First my launchbar would disappear, all of the upper right hand icons disappear and then all ...
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What does task status PA refer to?

I am looking into a crash dump for RHEL 7.4. It shows some of the task status as PA. for the command - crash> ps | grep sample - 31718 31717 3 ffff8806873a6eb0 **PA** 0.0 42260 8040 ...
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How to get `sar` data for a duration before a crash/reboot?

I had a server crashing/rebooting twice while I was on vacation. /var/log/messages doesn't give a clue, so I tried my sar (sysstat) files. Unfortunately, seems that no data was saved for the time ...
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Cinnamon crashes on shut down or logout

Since upgrading from Debian stable (stretch) to testing (buster), Cinnamon has been crashing when I try to shutdown or logout using the Cinnamon menu. I get the message "Cinnamon has crashed. Would ...
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KDE crashes with X2Go on Kubuntu 16.04

X2Go won't connect to my Kubuntu 16.04 PC, while MATE and XFCE work well with X2Go. X2Go has an older version of X server built in and doesn't support some newer features; apparently that's why MATE ...
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Debian 10/Buster crashing after days of usage

I am using Debian 10/Buster on my desktop with Gnome3. It is working quite well but after a couple of days it will just crash. The PC is still on, but the keyboard is unresponsive and the display won'...
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Debian Stretch VM becomes quasi-unresponsive every few days

The impacted computer is a VM running in vSphere, and it's a production server, so troubleshooting time is generally nonexistent once the issue rears its ugly head. The problem goes away after a ...
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Kernel Panic on a Custom Kernel: Unable to get to the dump-capture kernel

I'm running Scientific Linux 6.10 ( CentOS / RHEL Clone ) with a custom compiled kernel 4.18.9. I'm using a recent install of kexec since the one that comes with SL 6.10 is not recent enough to work ...
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Determining cause of Linux kernel panic

I'm running an Ubuntu 12.04 derivative (amd64) and I've been having really strange issues recently. Out of the blue, seemingly, X will freeze completely for a while (1-3 minutes?) and then the system ...
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Proxmox System Crash Daily

I keep having a system crash in the early morning. Between 00:00 and 08:00. Looking at the logs it looks like each core slows to a crawl and eventually crashes until the whole system freezes. Its ...
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Fix Nvidia Breaking Xvfb?

I was using Xvfb again after having swapped my AMD gpu with a NVIDIA one, the result was rather annoying, i can no longer use Xvfb as it just crashes as soon as i launch it, Resolution doesn't seem to ...
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How can I debug Nautilus crashes?

Is there a log file I can peruse, or settings somewhere that might give me a clue? I'm running GNOME nautilus 3.14.3 ("Files") in Ubuntu 16.04.
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Kernel manjaro does not load, swap unknown

I need to recover my system...It broke down after a failed update. I tried to google the solution but I got this: [manjaro-deepin manjaro]# mkdir /mnt mkdir: cannot create directory ‘/mnt’: File ...
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Fedora 20 Crashes on Older PC

I have an older PC that has been flawlessly running Windows XP for several years. Since Microsoft discontinued support for XP, I want to install the latest version of Fedora. While trying to install "...
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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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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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Debian WiFi crash problem

Sorry for my bad english. On a distribution debian wheezy I configured a router AP. I set up a bridge between a VLAN eth0.102 and wlan wlan0. For configuring WiFi I installed the drivers for the ...
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How to determine why my computer crashed?

Yesterday, I ran a bash script for about 10 hours. When I went to use the computer, it locked up. I have an Eee PC with Debian. The screen was still visible, but the mouse or keyboard had not effect. ...
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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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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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Why does my linux keep crashing?

I am running Debian 6.0 Squeeze. Every half hour or so a dialog pops up on the side of my screen with the message - Kernel failure. A report has been sent to the developers to help them fix the ...
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Docker run causing kernel panic

I'm trying to run Docker under a Linux Mint 17.3, and every step works fine(pull, rm, images, etc), but whenever I try to run any containers, my computer freezes totally (though the music keeps ...
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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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Linux mint has just crashed - Jessie 8 (LMDE)

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. I tried to ...
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Since Ubuntu persistent USB crashed, it fails to boot with black screen pre-login, what to do?

I'm using a persistent live USB version of Ubuntu 13.04. Recently it crashed while I was using it. When I restarted I couldn't get past the Ubuntu logo with the sequentially flashing dots anymore. ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 crashing when 2 monitors are plugged in

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 yesterday everything was working ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why do I get dropped into a GRUB rescue console? [duplicate]

I've been setting up my environment on a fedora 20 64bit, the last week. After a restart tonight I am unable to boot into my system. It boots into this terminal/prompt and it says: [ Minimal bash-...
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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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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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Ubuntu crashes abnormally

I'm using Ubuntu 17.04 32-bit edition and it crashes when I do some rendering in blender and also when I press add track for motion tracking. My system configuration is as follows: Intel® core™ i3-...
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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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Debian/Raspberry usb webcam test before issuing fswebcam script, multiple fails will crash OS

I was able to configure raspberry Pi as wifi_router/firewall/gammu/weewex/ups/webcam weather server. The problem which I'm not able to solve is incompatibility issue between linux and Microsoft ...
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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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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: # _ # ___ ___ _ __ ___ _ __ | |_ ___ _ __ # / __/ _ \| '_ ` _ \| '_ \| __/ _ \| '_ \ # | (...