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

Colin K colin at void11.com
Wed Nov 2 04:18:13 EDT 2011


I have a feeling that this host may bank on the fact that we may never
properly use all of our resources kindof like a Gmail 7gigs thing Most
people never use it thats why we can offer it.  Sort of thing.

But were a top20 server for minecraft on some of the minecraft server lists
we get some pretty heavy loyal and regular traffic.

On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 4:16 AM, Colin K <colin at void11.com> wrote:

> 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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