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comment How can I get CentOS 5 to recognize an increase in drive space on my VM?
Just another note: if your partition is referred by label, /etc/fstab could not be the best way to check for LVM usage, that's why I usually double-check it with pvdisplay/lvdisplay
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comment How can I get CentOS 5 to recognize an increase in drive space on my VM?
To confirm you are running LVM you can also check the output of pvdisplay (to see if there are Physical Volumes defined) or lvdisplay (to see if there are Logical Volumes defined). You can also look at /etc/fstab to check what kind of partitions are referred to: if you only have real partitions (/dev/hd*, /dev/sd* for instance) you are probably not using LVM; otherwise you'll see references to some LVM logical volume (for instance /dev/GroupName/VolumeName)
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comment Does CGi / FastCGI improve when I increase MinSpareServers?
of course, most of the reasoning is related to what is being served dynamically by apache, which is often the biggest part.. Static files serving is a simpler task, as compared to that, so I didn't take it in account
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comment Too many established connections left open
My FW admin said that, besides authorization rules (which of course are met here, since the connections get established), the only rule is a 1-hour timeout on TCP connections... so the problem must be on application side, which is not closing connections when done. From what I can tell they stay open till they get dropped by the firewall, and after that nothing can bring them down, other than closing the application's socket server-side (killing it..). I still haven't solved, but your assistance was valuable to direct me to the right way! I'll let you know how it ends :)
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comment Too many established connections left open
I think we're getting closer: let's see what my firewall admin will say.. I'll give you more feedback as soon as I get some reply. Thanks in the meanwhile!
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comment Too many established connections left open
As suggested by @Zabuzzman, I've observed with tcpdump a couple of connections: the former exchanges data about every 2 minutes, so it is effectively active; the latter exchanged data once and then was silent for at least half-an-hour.. until I stopped monitoring it. Both were still listed as "ESTABLISHED off" within netstat..