[CentOS] Misterious hang

Thu Nov 10 14:25:24 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Fajar Priyanto wrote:
> Hi all,
> Recently one my Centos 5.7 VM just crashes at least once a day randomly
> (hang).
> In /var/log/messages there is nothing at all that there is problem (no
> error, no failure). The log just stops.
> The only change I did before this crashes is I activated LDAP
> authentication, and also auditd. But I don't see any evidence relating
> to it.
> Any clue where to look for the cause?

Two questions: is there anything on the console screen? Does it just hang,
or reboot?

If the latter, and there's nothing in the logs, it's possible activating
openLDAP was just coincidental with the problem, and I'd start worrying
about hardware problems.

         mark, waiting on an FE who's an hour late