[kwlug-disc] Add swap space while a centos server is live.

Colin K colin at void11.com
Wed Nov 2 04:16:36 EDT 2011


I'm not quite sure their company is @ http://redstonehost.com they have a
rough in description of their VPS's that they provide.

The main needs for a minecraft server is high availability of ram, and a
decent internet connection.  Basically it seems that the java minecraft is
based on requires alot of iops from the disks for sending "Chunk" data
(sections of the world) to the clients.

On Sun, Oct 30, 2011 at 9:35 AM, Raul Suarez <rarsa at yahoo.com> wrote:

> It is possible to resize a partition with a system up but only if you can
> unmount that partition. Not if it is your primary partition.
>
> From the command line you can use parted, or from a graphical environment
> gparted or qtparted.
>
> Based on the answer from your provider. Why do you need to add the swap
> space and why they don't like it?
>
> Raul Suarez
>
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> *From:* Colin K <colin at void11.com>
> *To:* KWLug Discussion <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> *Sent:* Saturday, October 29, 2011 6:42:16 PM
> *Subject:* [kwlug-disc] Add swap space while a centos server is live.
>
> Is it at all possible to resize a partition in centos and add a swap and
> enable it while a server is online.
> if so what would commands of such an action look like?
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