Tag: debian

crontab truncates file path to 100 symbols

I use crontab’s ability to load it’s configuration from file in my deployment scripts. But today it refused to load the configuration due to inability to find the file, despite all permissions were correct for this file. Using stdin (cat $ABSOLUTE_PATH | crontab -) worked correctly, but I was curious why this happens in the

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unable to find LVM volume pve/root

I found out that my recently installed Proxmox hypervisor sporadically can’t boot due to inability to find it’s LVM logical volumes: This situation means that our initramfs is successfully loaded, unpacked and finished it’s work, and now, when the OS should run the real filesystem, disks are not present. First of all, you need to

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jenkins can’t connect to slaves after update to 2.55 or higher

Jenkins is a continuous integration tool, which is written in Java and provides very useful toolchain for DevOps software cycle. After update to version 2.55 my master server was unable to connect to it’s own slaves. I began receiving messages like this after an update whilst trying to connect to slave: ERROR: Connection terminated java.io.IOException:

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atop log does not rotate in debian stretch

atop is a sar-like tool which saves system diagnostic data and allows to view it if a fancy readable way. By default it’s configured to rotate logs every midnignt, but recently I found out that they aren’t rotating for a month, which made impossible finding any useful info: # ls -ltrh /var/log/atop/ total 7.8G -rw-r–r–

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