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Re: adding new hard disk

On Sun, 04 Jan 2004 23:09:31 -0700, Monique Y. Herman wrote:

> On Mon, 05 Jan 2004 at 06:59 GMT, ben_foley@web.de penned:
>> On Sun, Jan 04, 2004 at 08:07:30PM -0800, Anita Rohani wrote:
>>> Hi
>>> A few hard disk partitions on our current Debian system are close to
>>> becoming full. I would like to install an addtional hard disk and
>>> extend the partitions on the current disk to the new disk. Is it
>>> possible to do so and are there any instructions avaliable on how to
>>> add and configure additional hard disks on Debian?
>> check the archives. i got a lot of good help recently on migrating a
>> partition. the course i chose was a mixture of tips. your ideal
>> solution might be other that mine. search the archives for partition
>> migration.
>> essentially, create a filesystem on the new disk, set up a mount
>> point, mount it, cp -r the data, edit fstab to reflect the new
>> arrangement.  don't delete the original until you're sure the new
>> partition is extant.
> You most likely want cp -a rather than cp -r.

cp -ax


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