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Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.misc, alt.os.linux.debian, alt.os.linux.slackware
From: Richard Kettlewell <r...@greenend.org.uk>
Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2012 15:27:16 +0100
Local: Sun, Apr 15 2012 10:27 am
Subject: Re: Is disk-overflow-partition viable?
joop g <j...@xs4all.nl> writes:That's not really a big deal these days.
> Richard Kettlewell wrote:
>> no.top.p...@gmail.com writes:
>>> My main data partition is near full.
>>> Last year I started some procedure to <allow it to overflow
>>> transparently into a new one>. Then I was distracted by an
>>> emergency. Now I've forgotten the details and I'm wondering
>>> it this is viable, or if it might just cause more complexity and
>>> potential confusion.
>>> Of course copying everything to a new disk is also disruptive
>>> and potentially error prone.
>>> How would you fix this problem?
> Well, by using LVM you can get a bigger disk, but then you still have to
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