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Re: [SLE] Adding Disk Space
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2006 19:49:17 -0400
  • Message-id: <443EE37D.60506@xxxxxxxxxx>
Donald D Henson wrote:
> (SuSE Linux 10.0)
> I need to add some disk space to my /public folder. I am currently
> running a single partition on a single 125 GB disk drive. My intentions
> are to mount the new drive to a temporary folder, /pubnew for example,
> copy everything from /public to /pubnew, delete the files in /public,
> and then rename /pubnew to /public. On the surface, this sounds okay but
> it is so simple that it makes me think I have missed something. Can
> anybody see a way that this procedure can get me into serious trouble?
> I'd appreciate any comments.

You shouldn't have to rename the new public. If it's on a different
partition, you'll have to mount it on /public. You can even do that,
while there are still files in the original /public.

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