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Howto migrate to a larger disk?

asked 2015-08-12 15:58:52 -0500

takemo gravatar image

I just installed Fedora 22 and I've now realized that the hard disk I took was too small. Is there a way to migrate the installation to an other disk that I have and that's larger? I wouldn't want to do the installation process all over again.

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answered 2015-08-12 18:44:25 -0500

hmaarrfk gravatar image

I wouldn't really recommend it, but this looks like the answer you are looking for.

https://ask.fedoraproject.org/en/ques...

I think regardless you will want to do a

cp -av

to copy your files with the old timestamps

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answered 2015-08-12 16:19:18 -0500

aeperezt gravatar image

If you using lvm you can assign more space to your linux home and root partitions review this: http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/F...

There are several tutorials abour how to add lvm extra space.

Hope that help

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I think that the problem is that the current disk isn't big enough and he's bought a new one.

sideburns gravatar imagesideburns ( 2015-08-12 18:07:15 -0500 )edit

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