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merge 2 ext3 partitions

iskibinska asked
Last Modified: 2013-12-15
i have 2 ext3 partitions which I would like to merge into 2.

Second larger partition has only home directory mounted .

How can I go about it ?
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1) cp -pr <source_partition> <destination_partition>; copies the files over.
2) Modify /etc/fstab to suit.
3) Reboot to test.
It depends, what partitions are you trying to merge and why?


Could you give me more details, please.

I am trying to merge the main partition with the main filesystem with a bigger partition where I have only /home mounted. Small partition (the main one) has only 21 G and the other one 200 GB.

I am running out of space, I have a server running,

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