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Old 05-05-2005, 04:44 AM   #1
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I want to add 1 more HDD to Linux 7.2


I have Oracle Apps installed on Red Hat Linux 7.2. I am running out of disk space so I want to add 1 more HDD to the server. I want to add it such that next time if something has to be saved in Home folder then it should get saved on the new HDD.

As I don't know much about Linux, please give me a step by step solution.


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Old 05-05-2005, 08:08 AM   #2
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1.create partition(s) on the new disk (one of them will be for home) (can use http://gparted.sourceforge.net or http://qtparted.sourceforge.net/ or fdisk.
2.copy (and rename the old /home (i.e. to /home-old)) the home directory to the corresp. partition in the new disk.
3.change (or add) in fstab an entry for this partition, it would look something like:

/dev/hdb1 /home ext3 defaults 1 2

that's it!

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