[Openvas-discuss] OpenVAS installation stops working after a crash

João Jerónimo j_j_b_o_devel at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 15 12:42:07 CEST 2015


Just reboosting what I already said, in case someone didn't read it:
----> It is a VirtualBox VM which had 2GB of RAM. Now I changed the VM 
memory to 4GB and the problem persists.

JJ



On 15-07-2015 11:22, Eero Volotinen wrote:
>
> Just add more memory, no reinstallation of os is needed..
>
> Eero
>
> 15.7.2015 1.17 ip. "João Jerónimo" <j_j_b_o_devel at yahoo.com 
> <mailto:j_j_b_o_devel at yahoo.com>> kirjoitti:
>
>     On 15-07-2015 10:25, Reindl Harald wrote:
>
>
>         Am 15.07.2015 um 11:16 schrieb João Jerónimo:
>
>             It is a VirtualBox VM which had 2GB of RAM. Now I changed
>             the VM memory
>             to 4GB and the problem persists.
>             It was in fact possible that the problem was RAM-related,
>             because just
>             before the crash occured I was editing the task (it is an
>             alterable
>             task) to run over all the 35 IPs of my task in parallel.
>             However, the
>             RAM increase didn't solve the problem
>
>
>         35 IPs in parallel is way too much, likely even for 4 GB
>
>     Hello again,
>
>     Yeah... I think some important thing did in fact get terminated by
>     the oom-killer. /var/log/syslog had some lines saying "openvasmd
>     invoked oom-killer", and the redis log also contains some warning
>     lines about that being a risk. Plus, the virtual machine has no
>     swap. Unfortunately I just typoed one command in the shell and
>     deleted the log while trying to copy it to another location so I
>     can't post it here. :-)
>
>     However, the main question is: why the hell did the openvas
>     installation get bricked just because one of the processes was
>     killed, and how can I recover from this without reinstalling the
>     whole guest OS? Isn't it the job of openvas-check-setup to find
>     this kind of problems?
>
>     João Jerónimo
>
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