When a Hard Drive nears 100% capacity will it use another Hard Drive
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No. You must mount /dev/sdb to a specific location in the filesystem. Any files written to that location after mounting the drive will be placed on /dev/sdb, but files written elsewhere on the filesystem will still go on /dev/sda.
If you have a large directory on your filesystem, you could move that onto /dev/sdb and mount it in the original place to free up room on /dev/sda.
Last edited by suicidaleggroll; 09-24-2012 at 10:55 PM.
No. You must mount the drive to a specific location in the filesystem. Any files written to that location after mounting the drive will be placed on the drive, but files written elsewhere on the filesystem will still go on the original drive.
Both drives are for webspace I want the 2 TB fo space on 2 diferent hard drives, can it be done?
can I expand my webspace with 2 hard drives
You could have set it up that way originally, but at this point it's going to take a lot of work (re-partitioning, reformatting, setting up LVM, etc). The system will be down while you set it up and you'll need to back up everything to another device. It will not be a quick or seamless transition.
Last edited by suicidaleggroll; 09-24-2012 at 11:02 PM.
You could have set it up that way originally, but at this point it's going to take a lot of work (re-partitioning, reformatting, setting up LVM, etc). The system will be down while you set it up, it will not be a quick or seamless transition.
WWHATT??? then how do Websites add more space when they need to exapnd my website is at 95% capacity