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Re: Add a new HardDisk

On Tuesday 23 March 2004 10:50 am, truejack indiainfo com wrote:
> <P>Folks,</P>
> <P>I am new to the LINUX thing. Mostly been a Microsoft guy so far.</P>
> <P>I need a add a new HardDisk to my RH8.0 box.</P>
> <P>How do I go about doing it and configuring the new Hardrive.</P>
> <P>I am pasting mt df -h output here</P>
> <P>Filesystem&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&n
>bsp; Size&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Used&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;

First off, please never ever send HTML message to mailing list like this. See 
how horrible it is when we're trying to read it as text? Please change your 
email setting.

To add and configure partition on new harddrive, check the manual here:

After that, you need to copy data from your old /home partition to the new 
partition. Then edit /etc/fstab so that /home be mounted to the new 
eg, if the new partition for /home is /dev/hdc1, edit the /etc/fstab to have 
line like this:
/dev/hdc1		/home		...

Reuben D. Budiardja
Department of Physics and Astronomy
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
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something, don't you? Really, I'm not out to destroy 
Microsoft. That will just be a completely unintentional 
side effect."
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