Re: join 2 contiguous ext3 partitions
Joao Ferreira Gmail <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> can I somehow join 2 ext3 partitions ?
> /dev/sda6 28G 15G 12G 56% /media/armazem
> /dev/sda7 19G 8.2G 9.3G 47% /media/despensa
> they both contain data.
Make a backup of all partitions on the device and repartition. You
better make a backup anyway, so there's not much point in trying to join
two file systems. You can delete sda6 and sda7 and create a
new partition, so you don't need to redo the other partitions on the
If you don't want to repartition, you could create a RAID-0 from the
partitions or use LVM to a similar effect. You might get away without
making backups of the *other* partitions then. Needless to say, it's
always a good idea to have working, recent backups around ...