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People like to hate on OVZ for some reason but seem to forget that LXC is a derivative of OVZ. If OVZ is such old tech then why is it's DNA in brand new tech? Other than doing something with cgroups, I don't see OVZ going away any time soon. There is cross polination with LXC and if and when LXC is a drop in replacement for OVZ then OVZ can go away. It's ...
With regards to the internal hard disk, at least -- when you are reading from the device the block layer at least has to retrieve one sector which is 512 bytes. So, when handling a 1 byte read you've only really read from the disk on the sector aligned byte retrieval. The remaining 511 times are served up by cache. You can prove this as follows, in this ...
That's caused by a kernel bug. It was patched over a year ago in the distribution kernels, but you are not running the kernel provided by your distribution. Either switch to a distribution kernel or contact whoever built your kernel.
If you have udev configured in a good way you can look at places like /dev/disk/by-id/ and /dev/disk/by-path/ to see exactly what hardware matches /dev/sd?.
You did not mention if this VPS is running a Xen kernel from the host or which provider you are using. Most XEN VPS providers utilize a kernel (selected from a list) in a web interface in the hosting providers web interface. To use a kernel module that is not already present in the kernel will likely require running a pv-grub configuration. Your provider ...
Without going into speculation on your crashes, I can help with syslog. *.*;mail.none;authpriv.none;cron.none /var/log/messages You dont need to list any facilities or priorities if you use asterisks. This is purely pedantic, but just an fyi. If you really want all messages going to /var/log/messages, you would use: *.* /var/log/messages ...
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