[xubuntu-users] Add space on / with additional disk

Vincent imnotb at gmail.com
Tue May 13 12:52:01 UTC 2008

On 5/13/08, Teo <teo666 at linuxmail.org> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I'm searching for a way to add space on / adding one hdd.
> I don't want to change partitions or similar, only add free space of a
> second hdd to /.
> Is that possible??
> My problem was born from insufficient space for upgrade the distro on a
> remote (monitorless and keyboardless) pc on my lan.
> In alternative I tried to mount free space in /var/cache/apt, but the
> update-manager still say that there's not enough space on / to install..
> Thanx,
> Teo.

I'm not an expert, but I'm afraid it's impossible. What you could do is set
the hard drive to mount to a place where a lot of files are stored. Perhaps
it'd make for a good home directory? If you're going to do that, be sure to
move over the files that are currently in that directory :)

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