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Disk-O-Tech: Linux Disk Management

Jan 27, 2010, 01:32 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Hess)

"You might have worked with Linux for years and never added an additional disk to your system or perhaps you were too frustrated by Linux’s strange ways of dealing with disks to attempt it. In either case, here’s your opportunity to work through the steps required in adding a new disk to your system. The process, once you have your disk physically installed into the system, is simple.

"Most of us install a new Linux system with a series of mouse clicks or taps on the keyboard without regard for how the disk setup takes place. Desktop users generally accept the default installation with little thought. But, what happens when you run out of space on a disk or filesystem?

"Server system operators know the procedure well but perennial desktop jockeys might never have treaded the multiple disk waters. Well, it’s time to dive in to the deep end."

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