This seems like such a silly question, but I can’t seem to find the answer.
Usually I start mongo via
service mongodb start
But I need to increase the namespace size…
So I have done this:
service mongodb start --nssize 1000000000
Is this the correct syntax?
I can’t find a way for mongo to output the nssize it is using, nor can I find any way to determine the argument is being properly handled…
No, ‘service’ and other ‘/etc/init.d/’ service management commands usually don’t accept application-specific parameters.
You have to configure your app using its own config file (usually in /etc/yourapp_name).
For Mongodb it should be /etc/mongodb.conf (check this link and search for nssize)
But sometimes the parameter you want to change cannot be modified using a configuration file. It’s the case if it’s a command-line argument. You then have to look how to pass additional command options, usually inside /etc/sysconfig/your_app_name
Initscripts don’t take arguments that way. You will need to edit the initscript itself in
/etc/init.d or see if it (like all good initscripts) has an associated configuration file in