On 7/1/09, Manolis Kiagias <son...@otenet.gr> wrote: > This morning my server was unresponsive both from ssh and through http. > The only thing that is different on this system on a 1st of month, is a > dump job that runs through periodic (on a mostly inactive system). > > Visiting the console, I discovered the system was still up and > displaying login prompt on all vtys, but after typing a username, the > password prompt would never appear. Keyboard was responsive and I could > even switch between keyboard layouts (English/Greek). Plugging and and > unplugging an external USB drive, showed the kernel messages on tty0. > Still, I could not get it to display a password prompt and had to hard > reboot it. > > I can't find anything in /var/log/messages either - it stops at 5.25 in > the morning. And the dump was not performed either (and there are no > traces about it in the log). > > What kind of crash could cause the password prompt to not display? Ideas?
Can you actually log in? Login prompt and password propmt are configurable via gettytab and login.conf.(db) -- Paul _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"