Random shutdowns

Hans Fugal hans at fugal.net
Wed Mar 30 12:08:12 MST 2005

You might try booting into single user mode and see if it will stay up
for longer than half an hour there.

On Tue, 29 Mar 2005 at 22:50 -0700, Kenneth Burgener wrote:
> Corey Edwards wrote:
> >Do you have a UPS attached? init will shut down if it recieves SIGPWR
> >from a UPS.
> Nope, no UPS attached.
> >Do you have smartd installed? I'm not that familiar with it but I could
> >imagine that a hard drive failure might cause the daemon to initiate a
> >shutdown.
> Nope, no smartd daemon.
> >Try turning on process accounting. The Debian package is named "acct".
> >I'm not sure about Suse. The command "accton" will enable accounting.
> >You can see what commands have been run with "lastcomm". Try "lastcomm
> >init" to see who last ran init and when.
> I wasn't able to find the accton package, and the lastcomm program is 
> not installed either.
> *Here is a thought*.  Is there a way to capture a shutdown and turn it 
> into a reboot instead?
> Thank you for the suggestions,
> Kenneth
> kenneth at uvlug.org
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