[CentOS] Server hangs on CentOS 5.5

Brunner, Brian T. BBrunner at gai-tronics.com
Wed Mar 9 15:16:34 UTC 2011

centos-bounces at centos.org wrote:
> On Wed, 9 Mar 2011, Michael Eager wrote:
>> The problem with randomly replacing various components, other than
>> the downtime and nuisance, is that there's no way to know that the
>> change actually fixed any problem.  When the base rate is one
>> unknown system hang every few weeks, how many weeks should I wait
>> without a failure to conclude that the replaced component was the
>> cause?  A failure which happens infrequently isn't really amenable
>> to a random diagnostic approach.
> So you pitch the whole thing over to being a test rig, and buy all
> new hardware? 

This would be far cheaper than the time spent troubleshooting the
running (sometimes hanging) system.
Starting with RAM and Power Supply is not random ... They're "The Usual

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