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Full Rackspace cloud server backup to local

I want to rsync my entire Rackspace cloud server disk to a local drive. The command I am currently using is: rsync --dry-run --archive --xattrs --compress --partial --progress ...
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0answers
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Recover LVM disk

I'm a new linux user and I think I really messed up with LVM while installing ubuntu server 12.04. I cancelled (meaning I stupidly pressed the computer's power button) ubuntu server's installation ...
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1answer
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Create partition on new raid1 hardware

In future, I'll need to add more 2 disks over RAID1 on my ubuntu server. I already has a RAID1, but I have more 2 slots in my server and I'll put there more 2 disks to create another RAID1. I never ...
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1answer
515 views

Can't mount large external large disk(3TB) on ubuntu server 12.10

When I connect with e-sata or usb for external disk, the display shows the following message: [534.032718] ata3: exception Emask 0x10 ASct 0x0 Serr 0x5840000 action 0xe frozen [534.033063] ata3: ...
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3answers
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Can 1 partition span multiple physical disks?

I have 4 disks on an Ubuntu Server box, can I create on partition that spans across those 4 disks?
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1answer
404 views

Diagnose complete hang of Ubuntu 12.04.1 Server when starting an I/O intense operation?

At the moment I am trying to migrate data from a software RAID5 (6 disks) over to a software RAID1. The command of choice was: rsync -avxHACPX /mnt/old/ /mnt/new/ However, after the first few files ...
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Unable to mount Drive1 - Not Authorized

I'm using Ubuntu server 12.04 on my HP Proliant microserver. I am using webmin/vnc/ssh to administer it. I'm trying to mount a drive which I had previously used on the same kit but with ...
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How to set disk quota for multiple users within a single disk partition

I have a single disk partition (say /shared) shared by multiple users. It has a single file system (ext3). I want to put home directories for each of the user here and set their disk limit to 5 GB. ...
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What is Ubuntu's software raid controller partition size limitation?

Does anyone know what the partition size limitation is for the Ubuntu software raid controller? If its 2TB, does anyone know how to increase that limitation to 3TB? This is in regards to a question I ...
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1answer
280 views

Is there a way to determine progress on a disk check at boot?

During the boot process, a disk check can be run, but during this process there is no indication or detailed information available to gauge how far along the process is. Is there a way to display any ...
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1answer
144 views

Claiming the provisioned storage

I created a ubuntu server vm with 64GB provisioned storage. I remember that I specified 30GB to be used for the vm. When I do df -h, I get Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on ...
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4answers
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How do I resize the partition of a Ubuntu-server?

Is there an easy way to decrease the disk volume on a Ubuntu server? I run a virtual environment and need to decrease my disk volume since I'm running out of space in my non virtual environment.
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How do I improve my server disk performance

I have an HP Microserver running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. It's a low power server with 5 internal drive bays. I use it to backup my remote servers, VPSs and local laptops over the network. I want to get the ...
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2answers
217 views

When your web server starts paging memory to disk and slows to a crawl, what's the best way to recover?

I've been shutting down and restarting the server, but is there something short of that you can do to quickly recover from a high-paging situation?
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How to find out how much disk space is remaining?

What is the command to find out how much disk space is being used/remaining?