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Old 05-29-2005, 08:50 AM   #1
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increase root file system size


Hi

How can I increase the root file system size after installing a new hard disk.
As I am using Fedora. Thanks alot!!!
 
Old 05-30-2005, 01:49 AM   #2
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Do you now have an extra disk for computer (like you used to have 1 now you have 2) and you want '/' to span over multiple disks?

Or did you use 'dd' to cope data from an old disk onto a new disk, but want the copied partition to expand out to the whole disk?

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Old 05-30-2005, 07:22 AM   #3
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I have an extra harddisk, and I want '/' to span over multiple disks! Thanks!
 
Old 05-30-2005, 07:42 PM   #4
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My understanding is that this is not possible.

I think the best move is to choose a few directories to mount on the second disk - maybe /home, /opt, var - depending on how your drive is being used.

Then partition disk two into however many partitions you want and move the files over. It's pretty simple to do (though you need to be careful) and there's tutorials both on this forum and all around the web on how to do it.

Daniel
 
Old 05-30-2005, 09:33 PM   #5
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ok, thx!
 
Old 05-29-2006, 02:40 AM   #6
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i have the same problem i have two hard disks

the first is consists of

/ = 6000 mb
/home = 1000 mb
/boot = 100 mb

and i want to increase /var and /home with the second hard disk how can i do that
 
  


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