instability on new remote server

Mark Hertel mhertel at
Tue Dec 31 11:02:43 EST 2002

On Tue, Dec 31, 2002 at 07:44:33AM -0800, Hugh Rutledge wrote:
> I brought a new rh8.0 remote server on-line last week
> and it is functioning well with the following crucial
> exceptions:
> 1)  it has twice gone into non-response mode to most
> outside messages.  It would still answer ping and
> would attempt to accept ssh contacts but could not
> validate passwords and would respond to http requests
> with "not authorized" and "additional not privilieged"
> responses.

This sounds like the power saving has turned off the disks
and only those processes in memory are working.

> 2)  on rebooting,  the tech at the site says that it
> complained about not having a keyboard and about its
> array-- but neither of these show up as warnings or
> errors in the boot.log.  

I've only seen the keyboard problem occur at the BIOS level,
so it doesn't get logged by Linux.

Mark Hertel

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