[svlug] Red Hat 7.2 Sick System

J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
Tue May 14 23:31:04 PDT 2002


On Tue, 14 May 2002 11:33:03 -0700 
Edward M Goldberg <Edward> wrote:

> List, I have a sick system.  Processes that have worked correctly for
> years are now going zombe.  The system runs but with all of these dead
> tasks scripts stall forever.

> My only hint is a new program that is started at boot time called
> "eleet" that I have never heard of before.  It shows up in the log
> link it was started by "rc:" but the program does not exist and the
> script to start it does not exist.

Odds are good that your system has been cracked.  Recommend a) finding
out how you were cracked and b) reformatting all partitions (mkfs) and
reinstalling from trusted media following by closing the hole they got
in by.

-- 
J C Lawrence                
---------(*)                Satan, oscillate my metallic sonatas. 
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