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Old 09-16-2004
create a new file system

I have just installed 5.0.7 of openserver and forgot to create a /u filesystem.
I have a root filesystem that takes up most of the hard disc space and I want to reduce the size of that and create a /u.
I have tried divvy amd mkdev fs but to no avail.
Could somebody give me some idea as to how I can achieve this please?

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# 2  
Old 09-22-2004
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I have a root filesystem that takes up most of the hard disc space and I want to reduce the size of that and create a /u.
Why not just leave it? At this point, you are just looking at many hours of work.

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I have tried divvy amd mkdev fs but to no avail.
Yes, it wouldn't work since most of the space is in /. Lucky you didn't trash the whole thing.

Two options - start from scratch (wipe it all out and reinstall remembering to put in /u)
or
back it all up to tape, wipe it all out, create a / with less space, create your missing /u, and try to restore to the correct filesystems.
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Old 09-22-2004
since its a fresh install, theres not much harm in just starting from scratch. IMO.

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