Questions tagged [crash]

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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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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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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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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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X server periodically restarting for no reason

The following is for an Debian 7.x (wheezy) amd64 machine - my personal workstation. X has been periodically restarting for no reason. It has been happening once a week or a bit less frequently. ...
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Debugging a “brutal” system hang (no longer responds to Alt+SysRq+B)

I've had a series of system hangs where I hoped to get a crash dump to at least get some clues but the normal "magic sysrq" functionality is broken too; not even the immediate reboot key works. The ...
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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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Mount nfs hangs client

At server side I have: CentOS 7 updated Kernel 4.13.12-1.el7.elrepo.x86_64 nfs-utils-1.3.0-0.48.el7_4.x86_64 libnfsidmap-0.25-17.el7.x86_64 At clients side, exactly same environment. We have a ...
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Is there anyway to verify validity of dlopen handle?

In my case after my program cas dlclose program is crashing and I am not getting stack trace for dlclose or any function on upper frames. I know handle value of dlclose . Is there anyway to check if ...
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Can't set filesystem to rw after crash

My Mint crashed twice yesterday. Googling for frozen system with flashing caps and scroll-lock LEDs made me believe it was a hardware problem. I carefully cleaned everything, and the hardware seems to ...
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mplayer crash -> login screen

I have a file that pretty reproducibly makes mplayer crash. When it occurs, the whole session in crashed and I get back to the login page. From my tests, smplayer: crash is systematic mplayer: crash ...
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D-Bus related runtime crash when trying to open SDL2 window

On my system, when running the following snippet of C++ code compiled with either clang or gcc #include <cstdio> #include <SDL2/SDL.h> int main(int argc, char** args) { printf("Hi"); ...
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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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Hardware problem after fresh Linux Mint install

I've installed Linux Mint, Mate 64bit on my machine. My configuration: Desktop PC HP Pro 3400 Series MT Processor: Intel Core i3 2120 @3.30GHz Chipset: Intel Sandy Bridge Graphic Interface: NVIDIA ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Xorg failed to start correctly

Overall I am not actually sure how I arrived here, but i changed the order of my drives as I wanted to add back one in that I had previously removed. Then i was presented with this error message which ...
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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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Creating a script that 'restarts' usb devices

I'm using my RasPi as a media center with the media stored on an external HDD. Now the problem is that the HDD crashes sometimes, usually one or a few times a week. When this happens the drive is '...
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Catching a crash

I am running Fedora 25 on a reasonably recent beefy computer. This is a Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-5960X CPU @ 3.00GHz with 16 cores and 64Gb RAM on kernel 4.8.11-300.fc25.x86_64. However, every so often ...
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What caused my Linux Mint to reboot?

My Linux Mint server is running 24/7 and I didn't have to reboot for over half a year. Yesterday I saw that some services were not running and realized, that the machine rebooted earlier. I'm now ...
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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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generating “useful” backtraces in kubuntu

I have recently switched to kubuntu and I love it, all apart from the bugs! In particular I love Dolphin (as much as I loath all the other linux file managers) but sometimes it just quits on me. It ...
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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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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

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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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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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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How to fix display crash for the Radeon R7 260x graphics driver?

My display turns off after 60 minutes. My computer is an HP Pavilion h8-1234. I have a dual boot setup of windows 7 and linux mint 13. I replaced my old graphics card with the new Radeon R7 260x ...
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how to fix this: cinnamon stopped. your system is running in fallback mode

yesterday, I found out that the mint 13 xfce installation is acting different then before. I noticed that my dad's account was not looking it should normally. I tried my mom's account and when logged ...
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Linux Oracle - Random crash CPU Stuck

I have several Linux oracle VMs running under hyper-V. Kernel version is 2.6.32-358.el6.x86_64. Sometimes, the VM stuck, we still can ping it, but we cannot ssh, or through the hyper-v console this ...
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SSD Crash Randomly on Linux Mint 17

I'm running Mint (17 Qiana 64bit) on a fresh install on a new laptop (Dell N5110) with a new Crucial MX100 SSD and twice now the whole system has frozen up. If I switch to a text terminal (as in ctrl-...
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probably gfs2 problem

We have a Mail Server (CentOS 6.5) with these component: Postfix Dovecot Mysql MailScanner (spamassassin,clamav) GFS2 Partition Last night the server crashed and this is the kernel logs before ...
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I get this shutdown prompt, then my laptop dies. What is happening?

I get a dialog box that says 'Shut down the system now', the same as if I had clicked 'quit' in the main menu. This happens seemingly randomly. If I choose 'cancel', it sometimes goes away. Other ...
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Diagnoising a hardware issue on linux

I have a laptop that completly turns its self off after an unpredictable amount of time. It also doesn't allow for its self to turn it back on after a period of time. To me this sounds like an issue ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...