[xubuntu-users] Can increase space by adding hard disk?

alex ong alexong2005 at yahoo.com.sg
Tue Feb 15 10:31:51 UTC 2011

What is lvm? And if I reinstall which stage will I be prompted for this lvm?

--- On Tue, 15/2/11, Radomir Dopieralski <xubuntu at sheep.art.pl> wrote:

From: Radomir Dopieralski <xubuntu at sheep.art.pl>
Subject: Re: [xubuntu-users] Can increase space by adding hard disk?
To: "Xubuntu Help and User Discussions" <xubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
Date: Tuesday, 15 February, 2011, 3:54 PM

On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 3:47 AM, alex ong <alexong2005 at yahoo.com.sg> wrote:
> Can I increase the space by adding hard disk? Can the system take both hard disks as a single space? Do I need any reconfiguring for it to work? Now I have a 7.5GB hard disk loaded with Xubuntu 10.10. I intend to add another 8GB hard disk to the ide controller.

You can do it using lvm. If you didn't use lvm during installation,
you need quite a bit of reconfiguring for it. In fact, it may be
faster to just reinstall with lvm.

Radomir Dopieralski, http://sheep.art.pl

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