Is there a way to keep a chunk loaded in Minecraft?
When a player logs out or travels to another dimension, all loaded chunks will keep being loaded for 60 seconds prior to 1.9 or 10 seconds in 1.9 and above.
If during the 60 seconds period an entity moves through a Nether portal, all loaded chunks will continue to be loaded for another 60 seconds.
Do hoppers keep chunks loaded?
Basically, it works as you have said, a long loop of hoppers will keep a chunk loaded, but the hopper chain must start in the spawn chunks. You can use chains of hoppers to basically extend the area of chunks at spawn that is kept loaded.
How do you keep chunks loaded in FTB?
You should be able to load chunks with the FTB Utilities chunk laoding. Open your inventory and click on the map icon on the left side of your inventory. Then click on any chunks you wish to claim, it should turn the cunk yellow, and ctrl click to chunk load them.
Do command blocks keep chunks loaded?
This should be enough to keep at least one device working at all times. Unfortunately, if your device is unusually large, you cannot use command blocks to move the worldspawn along with the current. According to the Official Wiki: new spawn chunks won’t be loaded by this command until a player moves within range.