adding an "old' disk as a new mount point?
derek at computinginnovations.com
Wed Jun 14 21:35:40 UTC 2006
You may want to repartition the disk and do a newfs to update the
filesystem, and be sure the whole disk is used.
At 04:10 PM 6/14/2006, Jeff D. Hamann wrote:
>I'm sure this is a very RTFM question, but I'm getting a little lost in
>the minutae about just exactly what I'm looking for.
>I've got an "old" freebsd 4.4 system (single hard disk) and a new server
>with 6.0 installed. The new system is working just fine and I would like
>to install the disk from the old server as a data disk in the new machine
>for a little while until I can kick it loose and use it for new data. What
>am I looking for becuase each time I try to search the internet for the
>question, i get results about adding brand new disks, adding swap space or
>I'm thinking I can simply plug in the older drive, find out what partition
>it's been named and then count it like I would any other mount point,
>provided I create the infrustructure to do that (creat mount point, fstab,
>Is it that simple, or should I be afaid, very afraid...
>Jeff D. Hamann
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