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Linux quota - wrong disk usage

I'm using centos 6 and quota shows wrong disk usage for all users... Something like multiply real disk usage... # quota -v myuser Disk quotas for user myuser (uid 511): Filesystem blocks ...
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1answer
73 views

How to access a system with write permission after file system check fails?

I created three new partitions, but after a reboot, the system is being dropped to a shell: /dev/mapper/group-newpartition: clean, 11/655360 files, 276620/2621440 blocks [FAILED] An error occurred ...
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1answer
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Can't mount disk (VFS: Can't find ext4 filesystem)

Tried to mount a disk (hardware raid) but failed. #mount -t ext4 /dev/sda /data mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sda, missing codepage or helper program, or other ...
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1answer
223 views

Abnormal CPU usage during Disk Write Operations

I have a decent CentOS 6.5 dedicated host (CentOS 6.5/E3-1230 3.2Ghz Quad Core + HT/16GB/Software Raid 1 SATA II/WD2503ABYX/ext4) with the default CentOS kernel and "elevator=deadline" in grub. I/O ...
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2answers
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CentOS remount a used disk [closed]

I have a used disk full of video files which is 1TB in size and is mounted on /usr/local/nginx/html. I want to remount it on /disk1 for naming purposes. If I remount it would the files still be ...
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4answers
838 views

Process running slow with logging in Dell R720 server

We bought a Dell R720 server and installed CentOS 6.3 on it. We have another older Dell server which also has CentOS 6.3 installed in it. When we ran a simple benchmark for disk performance the older ...
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2answers
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CentOS thinks Disk is busy, can't mount or fsck

I'm a longtime user, and first time question submitter. I've spent a full day searching this and many other sites for a solution, but I must resort to requesting assistance to resolve my situation. ...
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1answer
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Are these disk errors cause for concern?

Every day I get an email from the logwatch program on our company web server. The server is running CentOS 6 and uses Apache, MySQL and PHP to serve web pages. It is a dedicated piece of hardware (not ...
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1answer
46 views

Should getfacl be running constantly and is it normal for it to be using greater than 90% of available disk I/O?

I've recently been getting alerts from our server monitoring software about greater than 90% disk I/O utilisation. I installed iotop and there are three instances of the following process showing up ...
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2answers
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Safely resizing partitions in CentOS 6

I have deployed two VMs on VMware with CentOS 6.3 Net Install. It has automatically created some partitions. It has created two major partition for root and home. root partition has size of 50GB and ...
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2answers
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Rebalance CentOS / RHEL Ext4 LVM assignment

Our corporate standard is CentOS (which seems to prefer LVM), and I come from primarily a non-LVM background, so I'm treading new ground with this issue. I inherited an older machine as a log-server ...
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3answers
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How to disable barriers?

It seems impossible to disable barriers. I have tried loading the kernel with "mount -o barrier=off", "mount -o barrier=0", "barrier=off" and "barrier=0". The kernel is Atomic Secure Linux 2.6.32 with ...
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1answer
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Creating a new Partition on Centos Linux

I installed a Centos and partitioned it as: /root - 100MB / - rest of the disk. I need to have a /log partition. is it possible to do it after the Linux was already installed? Thanks!! Dotan.
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2answers
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smartd: Device: /dev/sda, FAILED SMART self-check. BACK UP DATA NOW

System: Centos 5.5 64bit RAID: Linux Soft RAID with 2 Disks Mirror Smartd complains about the disk failure in system log: [root@xxx ~]# tail /var/log/messages Jul 3 10:22:45 w11 smartd[6043]: ...
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1answer
728 views

Xen Disk Performence Issues

I'm currently using Xen PV on CentOS 5 with my domU's as flat files running on a hardware RAID controlled (write cache enabled) formatted with XFS. On the dom0 I can get about 500MB/s in a 2GB dd ...
2
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1answer
400 views

CentOS Disks and Mounts

I have a web server and I'm confused about how the disk space has been allocated by the company I'm renting it, a dedicated one with a simple RAID mirror at 500Gb. Here is the output of df-h ...
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5answers
600 views

Linux Centos Disk information on HP DL 160

I have a HP DL 160 and I would like to know all possible information on my physical disks. I want to know how many physical disks I have. I want to know if they are in raid 1 or raid 5 etc. I want to ...
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2answers
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df showing wrong disk size

Df -h is showing a wrong empty space on my server, for one of the disks: /dev/sda2 450G 393G 34G 93% / Cpanel shows that it has only 34GB free, but there is a lot more. A few ...
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4answers
591 views

How can I get a list of Programs doing Disk IO?

I have a server (running CentOS 5) and I need to figure out which programs (MySQL, Apache, etc) are doing the most Disk I/O? Is there a command that will allow me to calculate an average over time?
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Bad motherboard / controller / HDs?

On a leased server, I am running into some timing issues with an application that requires precise timing. Server is a Dual Xeon E5410 running on a Supermicro X7DVL-3 motherboard under CentOs 5.5 ...
0
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1answer
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How do I solve the problem of high disk usage?

I run a fairly busy media site and I store the streamable media on a SATA HDD on the CentOS server. The hard drive is dedicated for just the streamable media. The media is streamed using Flash Media ...
2
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2answers
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cp and cat on Centos 5.5/ext3 is 10x slower for files in certain directories

I was sorting some large files (91GB across 27 files) with GNU sort when I noticed that iostat -dxk 3 showed very slow read speeds, between 5 MB/s and 10 MB/s, with 100% disk utilization. I tried cat ...
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2answers
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CentOS: How to tell if a server has BBU turned on? How many disks?

I got a new VPS. It's running CentOS 5.5. The hosting company said some VPS nodes have RAID BBU while some don't. How do I tell whether my VPS node has BBU or not? Also is there a way to tell how ...
6
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4answers
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Frequently accessed files and I/O usage

I'm curious, from a performance standpoint, is there an advantage in storing all files in one directory versus having each file in a separate directory? I'm not concerned about organization. Also, ...