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How to Recover Partitions from LVM Volume

Yesterday I had a problem with a disk… while trying to increase the size of a LVM volume, I lost the disk. What I did was: add the new disk to the LVM volume, mirror the volume and removing the original disk. 726 more words


Extend Linux Partition

The Scenario

My Debian (Jessie 8.4) server has a 20GB root partition. It is a guest VM running in a VMware ESXi4.1 cluster.

The Problem… 749 more words


How to create a hard disk in a file in Linux?

You can treat a normal file as a hard disk with losetup. In the following example, I’ll create four primary partitions inside a normal file. 260 more words


Resizing Ubuntu 16.04 VM disk

  1. The original disk size 10GB.
  2. Resize the virtual disk size to 15GB.
  3. Select ‘Advanced options for Ubuntu’ from the GRUB and boot to recovery mode.
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Adding an additional disk to Linux Machine

Adding an additional disk to Linux Machine:

In one of my Oracle RAC practical, I got shortage of disk space in my Linux machine so I have decided to add one more disk of 40GB to my Linux VM. 1,073 more words


External Hard Drive on Raspberry Pi

My “friend” needed help downloading lots of porn big data from the internet, so I bought a 5TB external hard drive from Seagate. I debated building a 16TB NAS and calculated it to be about half the cost of using S3, but I was a cheapskate and don’t really care if the hard drive blows up and the data disappears. 146 more words


How To Format a Corrupted USB Thumb Drive on Linux

There are plenty of how-to pages on formatting a thumb drive on Linux, but most don’t show the fool proof way of doing it. After using a thumb drive in the Nintendo Wii, my son was convinced that it could not be reused, because Windows couldn’t see it when he plugged it in. 529 more words