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Linux “/dev/SDA” goes read only file system on SDB device failure [closed]

i have a very peculiar issue that is running in my system. Using debian linux : My system boots up very normally with a primary and secondary hard disk. suddenly my secondary hard disk fails with ...
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HDD operations slow server down, hangs completely

When running a tar cvzf command or copying large folders on the production server, the CPU load goes up to 8.5 (running on 8 cores) and the whole system hangs, neither apache is responding to any ...
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No disk space on / (Debian Jessie) [duplicate]

I have a problem with disk space on my dedicated server. I have no disk space available on partition / root@server1:/# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/root 96G ...
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RAID 5 with two failed devices

I have a software RAID 5 with 6 devices and one of them needs to be rebuilt. Until now, everything is OK. But, while the disk is rebuilt, it was found bad sectors on another disk and is being marked ...
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RAID 1 hard disks errors, file system is not mounting

I have a Server with 2 HDDs in soft RAID 1, the OS is Debian Wheezy. After some database testing, the file system has gone to read-only mode, after which I have rebooted the machine. The server is not ...
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debian Read-only file system error

I logged on to my debian box and tried running some commands and I was presented with the following message. sudo: Can't open /var/lib/sudo/username/0: Read-only file system After doing some ...
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How do I reboot over SSH, so that fsck can be run, on a read-only file system without sudo (or root)?

I have a server in a remote location, which I think is suffering disk issues and has remounted / as read-only. My Debian (Squeeze) installation does not have a root user. I have been using sudo to ...
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Recover ext3 files from hard disk with bad sector

I have a folder of about 5GB that suddenly disappeared. When I checked its hard disk, I found out it has bad sector for about 2-3MB on this folder. Maybe it is on the folder's pointer. The partition ...
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Resize Debian in VirtualBox [closed]

I have a VM with one HD of size 3GB and I'd like to enlarge its HD to 7GB. So I execute this command on the host (while guest is shutdown): VBoxManage modifyhd debian.vdi --resize 7168 Then I run ...
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Debian Harddrive Fdisk - Same ID's and changing letters

I am trying to create and install a debain NAS and ive been having a hard time because I am new to all of this. I used ntfs-3g in order to automount my 4 NTFS drives. I also have a partitioned ...
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Must partprobe before using drive?

This is a followup question to Cannot mount /dev/sdc1 on Debian 5.0, special device /dev/sdc1 doesn't exist Basically, I have 6 SATA hard drives in a machine and I'm trying to create a RAID6 ...
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1answer
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How to clear the bad sectors from harddisk? [closed]

I am using debain 6 in my system, Recently the dekstop frequently hangs. So, when i look on the harddisk health i have find a lot of bad sector. So, can anyone say to remove the bad sector of harddisk ...
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1answer
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Adding Extra Hard Drives Debian Fdisk

well I just got a new server and it's a little different than what I'm use to, when I run cfdisk I get WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected on '/dev/sda'! The util fdisk doesn't support GPT. ...
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1answer
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Can't figure out why hard drive is full [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find out what is using up all the space on my / partition? No Free disk space so I have 2 hard drives in my server, one main one that is 10gb and then a ...
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Change Hard Drive Mounted Location Debian

I just realized my hard drive is mounted to the wrong directory, how many I change the directory in which it is mounted? Thanks!
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How to estimate hard drive usage on Linux?

I have a Linux server (Debian) that serves several thousands of live connections. It is easy to find out the memory and CPU usage (in percent) of my system, so I can predict when I will need to ...
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1answer
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Debian - kjournald eats up my CPU and shuts my web server

The kjournald process starts sometimes on my Debian web server. When I run top, the kjournald process eats up 100% of the CPU utilization. After an hour that the process runs, my web server (apache) ...
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1answer
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Mount Second Hard Drive Debian [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to mount a second hard drive? Debian I got a second hard drive added to one of my servers but now I have no clue how to mount it and have it recognizable by the os. ...
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Hard drive mounting Question Debian Linux

Hey I just bought a new server and it's running debian it has 2 2tb hard drives in it, and I'm looking to mount the second one to a specific folder. an fdisk -l gives me this Disk /dev/sda: 2000.3 ...
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Check if debian server has available unmounted hard drives

hey I'm just wondering how I can check to see if my server has any available hard drives that havn't been mounted yet. I'm on debiab squeeze. Thanks
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Identifying the Bottleneck on a Static File Server at 1000 requests/sec

This is something that has plagued me for a very long time and I'm really hoping someone could help me out. I'll keep it short and simple: I have a file server (2x Dual Core Xeon 2.0, 8GB RAM, 132 ...
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1answer
247 views

Putting a spare Raid device back to active state

I have a problem with my Raid setup. I have 3 disks in my Raid: md2 : active raid5 sdc3[3](S) sdb3[4](S) sda3[0] 2925532672 blocks level 5, 64k chunk, algorithm 2 [3/1] [U__] md1 : active ...
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Is the smartmontools daemon running regular health checks?

My server has 2 harddisks. I've installed smartmontools on Debian with apt-get install smartmontools, enabled it in /etc/default/smartmontools (start_smartd=yes) and started the daemon ...
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1answer
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Assigning a physical disk to a VMWare Guest OS in VMWare Server 2.0.2

We recently migrated several servers to a single debian server running multiple virtual (also debian) servers on top of VMWare Server 2.0.2. One of the migrated servers is a fileserver that shares a ...
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How to mount a second hard drive? Debian

hey, well I mounted my hard drive to var/www/disk2/ but obviously since the first hard drive is on / all the files on var/www/disk2/ are going to count towards the space on the the first hard drive ...
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1answer
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Unmount hard drive debian

hey, i accidentally mounted the same hard drive twice to two different directories, how can I remove one of the mounts? I have this /dev/sdb1 459G 199M 435G 1% /disk2 /dev/sdb1 ...
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HDD Partitionning on a live system under Debian and ext3

I have my server running under Debian using ext3. All the whole root is into a single main partition on a single hard drive. I would like to create a second ext3 partition on the same hard drive. So ...
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1answer
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Transfering a Debian HDD into a different PC

I would like to take my HDD with Debian Lenny installed on it and plug it into a totally different computer. Does my Debian will handle the hardware changes? And if not, what do I have to do?
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Adding a new HDD into a Debian box and partition it

I have a Debian Squeeze 6.0 box running an SVN hosting service all in a single HDD. I have this important folder that I would want to transfer to the new HDD: /backups For the moment, this folder ...
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3answers
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Why is GRUB drive enumeration different before and after boot?

I'm looking at a system with Debian/Lenny on a couple of old IDE PATA drives (several RAID-1 partitions including /boot) and a relatively recently added SATA drive. The system works fine but I've ...
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How can I enable spinning down of idle hard disks on a Debian (Lenny) server?

How can I enable spinning down of idle hard disks on a Debian (Lenny) server? I don't have spindown enabled currently, but if I watch the HD light it flashes every few seconds even though I know the ...
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Can I repartition/reconfigure Debian to use extra disk space without wiping everthing?

I installed Debian inside a Virtual Machine on my mac using WMWare Fusion using the default settings (8gig harddrive space) but it's now full. I've upped the disk allowance in the VWWare settings but ...