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Re: [opensuse] How do i win some space back?
  • From: Dave Howorth <dhoworth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 07 Dec 2010 10:27:00 +0000
  • Message-id: <4CFE0BF4.8000301@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Anton Aylward wrote:
Oddball said the following on 12/06/2010 01:24 PM:

So, i will have to expand that partition, or shrink another and mount
the freecoming part on my /home.
Is this possible?: to mount an extra partition behind /home?

Sure, why not?

I have:


All my filesystems except root are resiser so they can easily be shrunk
or grown on the LVM substrate. Over the past few years I've gown or
split-and-shrunk what's under /home/anton quite a number of times.
No big deal.

But its no big deal because I decided to use LVM and reiser.
If you didn't do that then you may have a lot of work ahead of you to do
what takes me just a few minutes and is low risk.


I do this. Some of the subdirectories are NFS-mounted as well so I see
the same things wherever I log in.

Cheers, Dave
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