[CentOS] mysterious weekly shutdown
theatre at sasktel.net
Mon Apr 12 19:19:58 UTC 2010
On Mon, 2010-04-12 at 14:46 -0400, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> Does the machine that that account is logged on from fire up a
> screen-locking screen saver after some reasonable amount of inactivity
> (like 20 min or so?)
No, it just sits there doing nothing forever until someone sits down in
front of it.
> So something is happening on this machine.
Apparently. I have just been looking at the log from the previous
weekend when it shut down before.
Here is what /var/log/messages has to say from April 2. Once again the
pscd line is right at the top of the log immediately after the shutdown
signal. I don't know if that's suggestive, or just a coincidence.
Apr 2 09:12:43 answeringmachine vgetty: message keep,
length=00:01:02, name='', caller=none, dev=ttyACM0, pid=22949
Apr 2 09:23:20 answeringmachine vgetty: message keep,
length=00:00:25, name='', caller=none, dev=ttyACM0, pid=22963
Apr 2 09:43:56 answeringmachine gdm: Master halting...
Apr 2 09:43:56 answeringmachine shutdown: shutting down for
Apr 2 09:43:57 answeringmachine pcscd: winscard.c:304:SCardConnect()
Reader E-Gate 0 0 Not Found
Apr 2 09:43:57 answeringmachine mgetty: failed dev=ttyS2,
pid=2884, got signal 15, exiting
and so on through the rest of the shutdown.
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