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Apr
13
comment SSH host key changed - except it actually hasn't
The message about the mismatched host entry should have told you which entry was in conflict.
Apr
12
revised What does this IIS memory dump mean? (reserved memory)
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Apr
12
answered What does this IIS memory dump mean? (reserved memory)
Apr
12
comment Debian virtual memory reaching limit
Is this a virtual machine? There seems to be fairly high swap usage with nothing obvious accounting for it. Check for a tmpfs filesystem with lots of stuff in it, like perhaps /tmp or /dev/shm. A tmpfs filesystem is backed by swap. If you have lots of junk in one, it will consume swap but not be attributable to any process.
Apr
12
comment Debian virtual memory reaching limit
It would help if you described the problem. What is slow exactly? Was it always slow? Did it suddenly get slow? Is it always slow? Your stats show an idle system, hard to imagine how that reflects a slow system. Can you post the output of standard tools like top or free. For example, I have no idea what this tool considers to be "used". I'm also pretty baffled what unused virtual memory would be. If it isn't used, then in what sense does it exist?
Apr
12
comment Debian virtual memory reaching limit
Freeing up memory would make it slower. If it's running slow because it isn't using enough memory for its load, forcing it to operate with even less used memory would just make it slower!
Apr
12
comment Slow disk transfer rate
Congratulations sir, you win.
Apr
12
comment windows 2008 r2 internet sharing via network bridge
Can you assign PC B an IP address inside the 192.168.1.xxx LAN? If so, just bridge the two network interfaces on PC A.
Apr
12
comment Use ntpd to log time adjustments rather than set system clock
It's not clear what you are trying to do. What would reset or adjust the time exactly?
Apr
11
comment get swap usage for a process
Yes. And the status file will have a VmSwap entry too, even if there is no swap. (Assuming swap is enabled in the kernel.)
Apr
11
comment Monitor USB port without physically plugin hard drive
Yes, it works with Vmware.
Apr
11
comment get swap usage for a process
Is this a virtual machine? If so, it may not have any "swap", only the physical machine does. (It would be inefficient for a virtual machine to virtually swap to a virtual page file when the physical machine can manage memory as one large pool and avoid having to do that.)
Apr
11
comment ntpdate cannot receive data
The time.nist.gov is a globally distributed service. You may get different servers that provide different services from different locations. It's fine for NTP sync, but you should not expect to be able to do anything else, such as querying it directly.
Apr
11
comment Monitor USB port without physically plugin hard drive
Then either switch VPS software or use a physical machine.
Apr
11
comment get swap usage for a process
He's looking for swap usage, not virtual memory size.
Apr
11
answered get swap usage for a process
Apr
11
comment Why is my server under attack even though I have no public websites?
Do you want to run an Internet server or not? If you do, you have to run it. That means configuring and maintaining firewalls, among other things. If not, don't connect it to the Internet or connect it through an external firewall that someone else manages.
Apr
11
comment How should I monitor memory usage/performance in SunOS/Solaris?
That's correct. It's like looking at a bank account balance without seeing deposits and withdrawals. The family could be living large or starving and have $500 in the bank either way.
Apr
11
comment Monitor USB port without physically plugin hard drive
Does your VPS software allow you to connect and disconnect USB devices from servers? If so, no problem. Otherwise, you'll need to use a physical machine to test.
Apr
11
comment How should I monitor memory usage/performance in SunOS/Solaris?
Also, your "even though the memory graph still has unused memory" is based on a misunderstanding. The only reason that memory is free is because the system needs it to be free. (For example, to handle network and disk interrupts.) If memory usage goes up such that the system didn't have enough free memory, it would have to squeeze the cache or page out to ensure it had enough free memory. (If you added another 8GB to the machine, you'd have 8GB more memory used and the same memory free. So adding memory would make the system faster. Not just leave more free memory doing nothing.)