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Accidentally mounted / in two places. How do I fix this? (And how do I mount it correctly to the device I want?)

I'm using a test Amazon EC2 server with a small (~10GB) disk at /dev/xvda1. I also have a block device (~500GB) attached at /dev/xvdb. I want to use the larger device (/dev/xvda1) for everything so ...
0
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2answers
150 views

Which EBS drive attached to my Amazon EC2 instance contains root volume?

I have an Amazon EC2 instance that has two EBS drives associated with it: an 8 GB drive at /dev/sda1, and a 20 GB drive at /dev/sdf. I didn't set this up so I'm not sure why this instance needs two ...
8
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475 views

How do you create large, growable, shared filesystems on Linux at AWS?

What are acceptable/reasonable/best ways to provide large, growable, shared storage at AWS, exposed as a single filesystem? We're currently making 1TB EBS volumes ~biweekly and NFS exporting with ...
0
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3answers
190 views

Force ID of user created by apt-get

Context: I'm automatically installing postgresql-9.1 on an Ubuntu server with apt-get. This creates the required postgres user. The Postgres data is on an external volume that survives reinstalls. ...
2
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3answers
768 views

EBS+RAID10+XFS slower than EBS+RAID10+EXT3 using MySQL?

We're currently using EC2 with 16 EBS volumes in RAID10 configuration for our MySQL data. I know some people don't recommend to put EBS volumes to RAID but that's not what I'm concerned about at the ...
0
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1answer
442 views

Why do I get xfs_freeze “Operation not supported” error with ec2-consistent-snapshot? Debian Squeeze w/ext4 filesystem

I'm running the following command: [root@somehost ~]# ec2-consistent-snapshot --aws-credentials-file '/some/dir/file' --mysql --mysql-socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysql.sock' --mysql-username 'backup' ...
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1answer
91 views

Which filesystems are better for serving php code (via apache2) on amazons EBS?

I have an Ubuntu EC2 instance on amazon. The instance has an apache2 webserver serving php5 code. I'm using APC for op-code caching, Zend Framework as my framework, and Doctrine 2.2 as my ORM. EDIT ...
0
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2answers
269 views

How to install Tomcat to a nonstandard directory in Linux

Hey all -- apologies if this is a n00b question, I am a super n00b at Linux administration. So, I'm on Amazon EC2, using Amazon Linux, which I believe is Redhat-derived. I have an EBS volume mounted ...
0
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1answer
202 views

Which filesystem should I use for subversion on an EBS volume in EC2?

I'm building a subversion server for my company on ec2. I'm installing an ubuntu image on an ebs instance, and I'll create another ebs volume for storing all the data (as the image of the server ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

What is the best file system (used by an Amazon EBS volume) for a lucene index?

I want to create an ebs volume (Amazon EC2 cloud computing) to store my lucene index. What is the best file system to use (when using the command mkfs -t ?) ? I know xfs is often used for mysql but ...
0
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1answer
345 views

Replicated filesystem and EC2 MySQL

I'm currently investigating migrating our infrastructure over to run on Amazon's EC2 and am trying to figure out the best way to set up a MySQL service. I'm leaning towards running our own MySQL ...
2
votes
3answers
370 views

Creating swap files faster

I'm using Amazon EC2 and wish to be able to quickly generate large swapfiles (~10+GB) on instance startup. Unfortunately, I/O speed on my instances (c1.xlarge) is slow enough (20 MB/s) that this ...
4
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3answers
1k views

What is the fastest filesystem to use under Linux on EC2 for MySQL?

I've found MySQL fairly slow on EC2 and I am sure it is disk speed. My EC2 install is a test environment so I don't need to keep the data if a block should fail which I think allows me to use XFS. ...
0
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2answers
524 views

best filesystem for mysql @ net-volume @ ec2

What is the best filesystem to use for EC2 network volume to be used for mysql database? And what mount options to use? Specifically is there a better option then xfs +noatime? This is the option I ...