[CentOS] Server hangs on CentOS 5.5

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Tue Mar 8 17:41:57 UTC 2011

On 3/8/2011 11:24 AM, Michael Eager wrote:
> Hi --
> I'm running a server which is usually stable, but every
> once in a while it hangs.  The server is used as a file
> store using NFS and to run VMware machines.
> I don't see anything in /var/log/messages or elsewhere
> to indicate any problem or offer any clue why the system
> was hung.
> Any suggestions where I might look for a clue?

Probably something hardware related.  Bad memory, overheating, power 
supply, etc.  I've even seen some rare cases where a bios update would 
fix it although it didn't make much sense for a machine to run for 
years, then need a firmware change.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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