Moving/Removing Filesystems

Nathan Kinkade nkinkade at
Thu Jan 27 07:35:01 PST 2005

On Wed, Jan 26, 2005 at 08:12:55PM -0500, Tom Moyer wrote:
> I have a Windows XP installation on the first 20 GB of my harddrive
> and I would like to remove it and expand my FreeBSD install to fill
> the entire disk.  Is there an easy way to do that without formatting
> the entire hard drive.  I've updated the system to 5-STABLE and have
> installed many ports and I don't want to lose that (limited
> bandwidth).
> Thanks,
> Tom

Poke around in the FAQs at  Here is one little tutorial on
adding a new harddisk to a system.  Your not adding a new physical disk,
but the principles will the same.

Also see this document:

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