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external USB drive & Opnefiler

Hi Experts,
I am using openfiler to emulate iscsi target, i am good using a local disk patrician, no issue but i am limited to 100GIG , went brought a external usb drive to expand the capacity to 1TB.

How can i attach the external usb drive in opnefiler? i am not an expert in linux but can do things here and there -:)

Thanks in advance.
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Thushya
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ryder0707Commented:
Ensure the USB drive has no partition or remove all partition
Plugin the usb drive (wait a min for device to initialize)
Login to Openfiler
Click at volumes > Block Devices
Look at the description, you should be able to see your device
Click at the device mount point /dev/sdXX
Scroll below, Create primary & logical partition from, just click "create" to accept the default
Go to Volume Groups > Volume Group Management > Add PVs > tick your device
That's it!
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ThushyaAuthor Commented:
Hi Ryder,
I do not see my usb drive, only my local patricians are listed.
the only disk i see is my physical disk - /dev/sda with three patricians.

Thanks.
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ryder0707Commented:
can you paste the output of the following command after you plugin the disk

1. tail -n 50 /var/log/messages

2. fdisk -l
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ThushyaAuthor Commented:
Ryder,
I find it now, when i just on / off the usb power, openfiler found it,

Thank you for your help - really appreciate -:)
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ThushyaAuthor Commented:
great & quick.
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ryder0707Commented:
Glad to help :)
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