Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of skinny_elephants_recovery


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Apr 16, 2008, 8:41:05 AM (12 years ago)
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Jamie McClelland
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    33If a server fails and you are not able to [wiki:secure_shell secure shell] to investigate and fix the problem, the first step is to attempt to access the server via it's dom0 (if the server is a domU). Check our [wiki:server_overview server overview page] to see if the server in question is a domU and if so which dom0 it belongs to.
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    5 If the server in question is a stand alone server or a dom0 than it should be accessible via the [wiki:telehouse_serial_access serial console]. The console should provide information about the crash. You can reboot the server by using the [http://www.brunolinux.com/01-First_Things_To_Know/Skinny_Elephants.html raising skinny elephants] trick.
     5If the server in question is a stand alone server or a dom0 then it should be accessible via the [wiki:telehouse_serial_access serial console]. The console should provide information about the crash. You can reboot the server by using the [http://www.brunolinux.com/01-First_Things_To_Know/Skinny_Elephants.html raising skinny elephants] trick.
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    77Since the console is provided via [deb:cereal], you need to use special break characters. The exact sequence is: