[PlanetCCRMA] Planet CCRMA on Centos 5
pcoccoli at gmail.com
Tue Aug 26 08:21:06 PDT 2008
On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 4:06 PM, Keith Sharp <kms at passback.co.uk> wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-08-25 at 20:36 +0100, Keith Sharp wrote:
>> > Do you have any error messages in the system log? What happens when
>> > you "service haldaemon start" after the machine has finished
>> Hangs in exactly the same way - I need to try doing this again with
>> remote logins to the box so I can capture logs etc.
> So I've just tried this. I shutdown all apps so that all I had was my
> bare GNOME session with a single terminal window open. I logged in
> remotely using SSH and did a tail -f /var/log/messages and in a second
> SSH connection I was all set to run dmesg > dmesg.txt.
> Immediately on typing "sudo service haldaemon start" I get a hard
> lockup. No response in my terminal or my SSH connections, and the GUI
> is completely locked. All I can do is move my mouse around the screen -
> nothing is clickable and my system-monitor applet has stopped updating.
> On reboot there is absolutely nothing in /var/log/messages - last line
> from before the haldaemon start and then the message about syslogd
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Do it from the console (e.g. switch to runlevel 3 and log in as root).
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