[oclug] aaawwwww crap
Andrew J. Hutton
ajh at steamballoon.com
Mon Jun 14 14:05:04 EDT 2004
On Monday 14 June 2004 13:50, Robert Brockway wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Jun 2004, Andrew J. Hutton wrote:
> > What most of us end up doing after awhile is just buying a new drive,
> > copying things over to it using cp into the new layout and going on.
> > This isn't the
> Rather than buying a new drive, I just split the drive in half to start
> with. Many boxes I've built need storage on the order of 20-40GB rather
> than 80-100GB so there is plenty of room to move. I mainly do this so
> that the next upgrade can be conducted without the need to take data off
> disk. Once I'm confident it is working the way it should I can flip the
> box to the new build. Backups are a must as always.
> This method, like the 2nd drive solution, allows for a quick backout.
The other thing nobody has mentioned yet is going to LVM, which allows you to
resize things when needed.
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