Console Random Text
achristianson at orases.com
Fri Mar 21 18:28:37 PDT 2008
I am having a very strange problem. My sever stopped responding in SSH.
At the time,
a co-worker said he was importing a MySQL database from a USB drive
mounted as ext2fs.
I went back to check on the console, and it was scrolling *EXTREMELY*
apparently random text (it could have said something, but it was too
fast to read).
I could not switch to another virtual console. It would not respond to
any keyboard input.
Oddly enough, the machine was still responding to ICMP.
Does anyone have ANY clues as to what this could be? This is a server
that an entire
Company runs on, so it's really important that I find out what is
Thanks in advance! This FreeBSD community is the friendliest one I've
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