On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 1:08 PM, Frank Cox <theatre at sasktel.net> wrote: > I have a Centos 5.4 machine that has, for the past two weeks, apparently > been shut off over the weekend. It's just sitting there turned off on > Monday morning and when someone hits the power switch it comes right > back on and everything works again. > > This happened last weekend, and again over this past weekend. > > Here is /var/log/messages from shortly before it apparently shut down > this weekend. Can anyone tell me what is or might be going on? > > Apr 10 12:43:59 answeringmachine kernel: Kernel logging (proc) stopped. > Apr 10 12:43:59 answeringmachine kernel: Kernel log daemon terminating. > Apr 10 12:44:00 answeringmachine exiting on signal 15 > -- I've seen this on some HP Blades that I administer. I ended up disabling the pcsd daemon. It might have been related to a dynamically attached optical device that was moved from blade to blade, but I didn't spend much time troubleshooting. Since disabling pcsd a few months ago it has been solid.