This YUM database issue troubled me a fair few times in the past, so I kept the following fix on-hand to resolve it in a pinch. The root cause of the corruption turned out to be something modifying the YUM database outside of YUM itself and making a hash of it (a badly written Nagios plugin), still, your mileage may vary but it's something to think about. To repair this … [Read more...] about Repair “Repository Error: database disk image is malformed” YUM Issue
Thanks to the implementation of a new centralised logging solution, I started to notice some of our virtual machines running Debian 6->8 in a VMware environment had the following message repeating within their syslog's: I found that when Debian is installed within a VMware environment it assumes that disks are in a RAID configuration, and so the RAID verification … [Read more...] about mpt-statusd: detected non-optimal RAID status
If you are having trouble creating a dump file from a process owned by the system user, then read on and I will show you how to resolve this. Before we start, you will need the following tools and information: PsExec to execute commands as other users ProcDump to create the dump file The PID of the process you wish to create a dump file from (use this tutorial if … [Read more...] about Dump Process: The operation could not be completed. Access is denied.