adding an extra hard disk and adding space to /usr

illoai at illoai at
Sat Nov 4 17:53:51 UTC 2006

On 11/4/06, Torfinn Ingolfsen <torfinn.ingolfsen at> wrote:
> On Fri, 03 Nov 2006 17:17:33 -0500
> Matt Smith <ratman6 at> wrote:
> > Hello all,
> >     I have a machine that just had a new HD added to it as ad1 and I
> > want to ADD this new disk onto the already existing /usr partition.
> > What's the best and safest way to do it?
> In my experience, there are only a handful of directories in /usr that
> uses lots of disk space.
> And they are related to two things:
> - building the system (/usr/src and /usr/obj)
> - building ports (/usr/ports, more specifically /usr/ports/distfiles)

/usr/home (or just /home)

try du -d1 -h /usr to see where the biggest stuff things etc are.


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