How to force a fsck during next rebooting of Linux?

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How to force a fsck of a file system, say the root, during the next rebooting of Linux? 2 possible ways: /forcefsck way for / # touch /forcefsck and reboot. Next time the / will be fsck’ed . systemd way Add these 2 kernel boot parameters: fsck.mode=force fsck.repair=yes What these 2 kernel parameters do: KERNEL
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How to tune systems to achieve high performance in virtualization circumstances?

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Most time, we need to tune system parameters to achieve better performance but what the general parameters to be tuned in Linux systems. I think you may want to add following parameters to Kernel boot (/etc/default/grub) parameters intel_idle.max_cstate=0 processor.max_cstate=0 idle=poll intel_pstate=disable At the same time, you may also want to shutdown/open Pause Loop Exiting (PLE).
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How to get processes’ I/O utilization percentage

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Two notices: 1, a process has only one main thread which is itself. 2, a process has many threads. Solution 1: Please use taskstats [1] related interfaces, and send TASKSTATS_TYPE_PID and TASKSTATS_TYPE_TGID commands to kernel to get a process’s ‘blkio_delay_total’ parameter for a process with one main thread and a process with threads separately. Solution
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How to get the highest temperature from all sensors in a server on Linux?

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It is useful to monitor a server node’s temporary. Among all the sensors’ temperatures, the higher one may be a very important one. How to get the highest temperature from all sensors in a server on Linux? You can use this command to get the the highest temperature from all sensors in a server on
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How to get the epoch timestamp in Java?

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In Java, how to get the epoch timestamp, the number of seconds passed since the epoch? In Java, you can get the current time in milliseconds and then calculate the epoch time: long ts = System.currentTimeMillis()/1000; Example: $ wget –quiet https://github.com/albertlatacz/java-repl/releases/download/428/javarepl-428.jar -O /tmp/javarepo-428.jar && java -jar /tmp/javarepo-428.jar Welcome to JavaREPL version 428 (Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit
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Any good Java REPL tool/implementation?

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Any good suggestions on a Java REPL implementation like ‘scala’ and ‘python’ or ‘php -a’? The java-repl tool https://github.com/albertlatacz/java-repl/ works nicely for most situations for me. It is released as a .jar. Hence, it is easy to download and run: $ wget –quiet https://github.com/albertlatacz/java-repl/releases/download/428/javarepl-428.jar -O /tmp/javarepo-428.jar && java -jar /tmp/javarepo-428.jar One usage example is as
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How to set process with lowest priority?

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In system, sometimes, we need backstage threads with very very low priority since it cannot preempt any normal process asks for CPU. SCHED_IDLE class satisfies this requirement which has the priority lower than “nice=19” of CFS. Following code does this. 241 void set_idle_priority(void) { 242 struct sched_param param; 243 param.sched_priority = 0; 244 int s
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Libvirt crash when upgrade from version 1.2.2 to version 2.5.0

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If you install libvirt from ubuntu software library like this sudo apt-get install libvirt-bin The default version is 1.2.2 for Ubuntu Trusty. However, after you upgrade it to version 2.5.0 from its source codes (restart the libvirtd service), you will see following error if you want to install vm with virt-install. # ./installkvm1.sh Starting install…
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What’s the difference between memory coherence and consistency?

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In memory hierarchical, it needs to be coherence and consistency. However, they are different things. What are the differences? Memory coherence: a memory system is coherent if any read of a data item returns the most recently written value of that data item (what values can be returned by a read). Memory consistency: A memory
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Ubuntu’s GUI response is very slow

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For Dell PowerEdge T630 server, if you install latest Ubuntu desktop version (16.04) or (14.04), you will get a very slow GUI (X-window). $ inxi -G Graphics: Card: Matrox Systems G200eR2 X.org: 1.15.1 driver: vesa tty size: 205×58 Advanced Data: N/A out of X For Ubuntu 14.04.1, this problem can be solved by following steps.
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How to install sshfs on CentOS 7?

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sshfs is a nice tool. But it seems there is no support to it in a newly installed CentOS 7 Linux system: Not installed by default: # sshfs -bash: sshfs: command not found Seems not available from the repositories # yum install sshfs -y Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Repodata is over 2 weeks old. Install yum-cron?
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Why I got message “invalid syntax, continuing…” when I execute “sysctl”?

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When I tried to apply new configuration in /etc/sysctl.conf, I got following message. warning: /etc/sysctl.conf(44): invalid syntax, continuing… Sounds like your changed /etc/sysctl.conf has problem. You may post the content of your /etc/sysctl.conf here to let other have a check. net.ipv4.ip_forward = 0 net.ipv4.conf.default.rp_filter = 1 net.ipv4.conf.default.accept_source_route = 0 kernel.sysrq = 0 kernel.core_uses_pid = 1
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