I have the following Debian that works in Virtual Box: $ uname -a Linux debian 3.2.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.2.51-1 x86_64 GNU/Linux Recently I notice that I don't have any free space: $ df ...
I want to create a fixed size Linux ramdisk which never swaps to disk. Note that my question is not "why" I want to do this (let say, for example, that it's for an educative purpose or for research): ...
I need to create filesystem with just one partition from nothing (/dev/zero). I tried this sequence of commands: dd if=/dev/zero of=mountedImage.img bs=512 count=131072 fdisk mountedImage.img n ...
I have a number of NTFS disks with unused capacity. They are leftover external hard drives with a Windows history. I have a very limited number of USB ports on my machine, and want to find a cheap way ...
How do I get out of this situation safely? Details are as follow: A xen server has got block devices allocated to VMs. But these devices have also been mounted inside Xen. In fact 44 of these ...
I guess anyone knows the benefits of logical volumes. But are there any reasons why I should choose primary partitions if I can?
I have been considering bcache and flashcache. However my friend suggested me something called ZFS. In fact it says that formating disk with ZFS can actually do the exact same thing without kernel ...
I am using Fedora 16. My /dev/sda2, mounted on / (root) with something like 50G got filled 100%: [foampile@~ 13:13:39]> df Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on rootfs ...
I accidentally used dd and wrote over the first 208MB of my external disk. What I wrote over is a partition on its own (Debian nestinstaller) so what I see now is not my old (now damaged) ext4 ...