[arch-general] adding to capacity to /

Georg Pfahler georgpfahler at wachenzell.org
Sat Mar 9 20:35:17 UTC 2019

Hi Pete,

you could rsync your system to another partition, create a new, greater, encrypted partition and rsync everything back.
there's an article on the wiki about backing up root partitions with rsync!

worked for me a couple of times. 

Georg Pfahler <georgpfahler at wachenzell.org>

On March 9, 2019 9:26:01 PM GMT+01:00, pete via arch-general <arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
>Hi folks .
>i have a problem  when i built this system i thought i had allowed
>enough space for the / partition  but it seems now i was wrong  . I do
>not really want to start again and rebuild the system .
>I have several spare drives lurking is it possible to add space to the
>partition by adding another drive mounting it as /   ..
>Thanks Pete .

More information about the arch-general mailing list