Hello All,

i faced the following bizzare situation,

suddently 2 of our zVM based linux systems stoped responding via shh,ping was ok

after accessing them via console i noticed that ALL services were down...

/var/log/messages reported this:

Code:
Sep 16 12:35:09 linux-8 kdm_config[39122]: Multiple occurrences of key 'StaticServers' in section [General] of /usr/share/kde4/config/kdm/kdmrc
Sep 16 12:35:09 linux-8 kdm_config[39122]: Multiple occurrences of key 'UseTheme' in section [X-*-Greeter] of /usr/share/kde4/config/kdm/kdmrc
Sep 16 12:36:24 linux-8 kdm: 192.0.1.142:3[39126]: Cannot connect to 192.0.1.142:3, giving up
Sep 16 12:36:24 linux-8 kdm[9405]: Display 192.0.1.142:3 cannot be opened
Sep 16 12:37:35 linux-8 kernel: svc: 10.2.8.92, port=984: unknown version (43690890 for prog 100003, nfsd)
Sep 16 12:38:01 linux-8 kdm_config[39270]: Multiple occurrences of key 'StaticServers' in section [General] of /usr/share/kde4/config/kdm/kdmrc
Sep 16 12:38:01 linux-8 kdm_config[39270]: Multiple occurrences of key 'UseTheme' in section [X-*-Greeter] of /usr/share/kde4/config/kdm/kdmrc
Sep 16 12:38:03 linux-8 kdm: 192.0.1.142:3[39274]: Received unknown or unexpected command -2 from greeter
Sep 16 12:38:03 linux-8 kdm: 192.0.1.142:3[39274]: Abnormal termination of greeter for display 192.0.1.142:3, code 1, signal 0
Sep 16 12:38:29 linux-8 syslog-ng[8700]: Log statistics; dropped='pipe(/dev/xconsole)=0', dropped='pipe(/dev/console)=0', dropped='udp(AF_INET(10.2.2.84:514))=0', processed='center(queued)=50890', processed='center(received)=25325', processed='destination(messages)=787', processed='destination(mailinfo)=427', processed='destination(mailwarn)=66', processed='destination(logserver)=24832', processed='destination(authlog)=24045', processed='destination(localmessages)=0', processed='destination(newserr)=0', processed='destination(mailerr)=0', processed='destination(warn)=168', processed='destination(console)=36', processed='destination(netmgm)=0', processed='destination(mail)=493', processed='destination(xconsole)=36', processed='destination(firewall)=0', processed='destination(acpid)=0', processed='destination(newscrit)=0', processed='destination(newsnotice)=0', processed='source(src)=25325'
Sep 16 12:38:30 linux-8 kdm_config[39300]: Multiple occurrences of key 'StaticServers' in section [General] of /usr/share/kde4/config/kdm/kdmrc
Sep 16 12:38:30 linux-8 kdm_config[39300]: Multiple occurrences of key 'UseTheme' in section [X-*-Greeter] of /usr/share/kde4/config/kdm/kdmrc
Sep 16 12:38:30 linux-8 syslog-ng[8700]: Termination requested via signal, terminating;
Sep 16 12:38:30 linux-8 kernel: Kernel logging (proc) stopped.
Sep 16 12:38:30 linux-8 kernel: Kernel log daemon terminating.
Sep 16 12:38:30 linux-8 syslog-ng[8700]: syslog-ng shutting down; version='2.0.9'

any thoughts where and what to look for?

Michael.