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by ak17_hk
2010/10/01 03:57:45
Forum: CentOS 5 - Hardware Support
Topic: Cold Standby Server
Replies: 8
Views: 761

Re: Cold Standby Server

[quote] majun wrote: I can tell from experience that it works just fine, we keep a cold standby server with no hard disks in every factory in order to have a replacement ready within minutes in case a server fails. You will have to update your network configuration on the new server though since Cen...
by ak17_hk
2010/09/29 15:06:19
Forum: CentOS 5 - Hardware Support
Topic: Cold Standby Server
Replies: 8
Views: 761

Re: Cold Standby Server

[quote]
pschaff wrote:
You are welcome. Please update the thread with your experiences for the sake of future forum searchers.[/quote]

Yup, sure!! :-)
by ak17_hk
2010/09/28 14:28:30
Forum: CentOS 5 - Hardware Support
Topic: Cold Standby Server
Replies: 8
Views: 761

Re: Cold Standby Server

Thank you for your suggestions! I'll have a go on this.
by ak17_hk
2010/09/23 07:54:48
Forum: CentOS 5 - Hardware Support
Topic: Cold Standby Server
Replies: 8
Views: 761

Cold Standby Server

Hi All, I've maybe a very stupid question to ask, please kindly give me some hints on this. :-? I have 2 web servers running in data centre, and I'm thinking whether I can have a cold standby server (only turned on if needed) ready there as well in case any of the 2 servers break down (I mean hardwa...
by ak17_hk
2010/09/12 06:28:44
Forum: CentOS 5 - General Support
Topic: [SOLVED] Kernel Panic Forever
Replies: 17
Views: 2544

Re: Kernel Panic Forever [SOLVED]

[quote] pschaff wrote: When the installer finds an existing label, such as "/" or "/boot", that is not being reformatted during the install it will append "1" to the new label. If "/1" or /boot1" also exist then you will end up with "/2" or "/boot2" etc. Sounds like this thread can be marked as [SOL...
by ak17_hk
2010/09/11 16:46:32
Forum: CentOS 5 - General Support
Topic: [SOLVED] Kernel Panic Forever
Replies: 17
Views: 2544

Re: Kernel Panic Forever

[quote] pschaff wrote: Please boot from the LiveCD and provide the results of the following, run as root:[code] blkid fdisk -l lspci -m [/code][/quote] I found something interesting... /dev/sdb1: LABEL="/backup" UUID="ccb4fd9d-32bd-4916-a336-1e4eb4434a4d" TYPE="ext3" /dev/sda3: LABEL="/" UUID="16d65...
by ak17_hk
2010/09/11 16:35:34
Forum: CentOS 5 - General Support
Topic: [SOLVED] Kernel Panic Forever
Replies: 17
Views: 2544

Re: Kernel Panic Forever

[quote] pschaff wrote: Please boot from the LiveCD and provide the results of the following, run as root:[code] blkid fdisk -l lspci -m [/code][/quote] Just for your reference, below is the output from your said commands... [root]# blkid /dev/sdb1: LABEL="/backup" UUID="ccb4fd9d-32bd-4916-a336-1e4eb...
by ak17_hk
2010/09/11 16:33:38
Forum: CentOS 5 - General Support
Topic: [SOLVED] Kernel Panic Forever
Replies: 17
Views: 2544

Re: Kernel Panic Forever

Unbelievable!!! The server can boot up now!!! :lol: I installed CentOS 4.8 to it last time but still it could never boot up.. This time, when I arrived data centre, I immediately disconnected one of the disk (I only made partition on the master disk and disconnected the second one) and have a try.. ...
by ak17_hk
2010/09/09 02:19:17
Forum: CentOS 5 - General Support
Topic: [SOLVED] Kernel Panic Forever
Replies: 17
Views: 2544

Re: Kernel Panic Forever

[quote]
pschaff wrote:
Please boot from the LiveCD and provide the results of the following, run as root:[code]
blkid
fdisk -l
lspci -m
[/code][/quote]

The machine is at data centre now.. I'll try that tomorrow and let you know the result, thanks in advance!
by ak17_hk
2010/09/08 17:14:26
Forum: CentOS 5 - General Support
Topic: [SOLVED] Kernel Panic Forever
Replies: 17
Views: 2544

Re: Kernel Panic Forever

[quote] scottro wrote: I've seen, in Fedora (not sure if CentOS 5 is using UUID's to label partitions yet) cases where for some reason, although grub and fstab would use the UUID (the long number) to identify disks, it then couldn't read it. If your grub.conf or fstab has a UUID rather than somethin...

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