As I’ve just installed a murmur server for mumble I need to monitor it to make sure it stays running. I’ve been using Nagios for a while and have already done a shell script to monitor MySQL how I wanted. There is already a nagios plugin but it’s a shell script which calls a perl […]

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Well it seems it’s finally time to move my gentoo machine away from “grub legacy” and over to grub2. All was going well following the official instructions until after reboot and running the install to replace the MBR. grub2-install /dev/sda At which point it spat out the error below. /usr/sbin/grub2-bios-setup: warning: your core.img is unusually […]

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So about mid afternoon I got a nagios alert stating that rtcw was down on one of our servers, this is highly unusual and I thought maybe someone had restarted it. Further investigation however proved otherwise, the server was up and running but had full input an output network buffers. I wondered what was going […]

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OK so I’ve been helping out for a while with a few wolf (RTCW) servers and the odd Enemy Territory (ET) one. As these servers are monitored and statistics etc. produced regularly I started receiving alert emails that there were problems, not with just one but all of them. Log investigation kept coming up with: […]

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