RW wrote:
On Wed, 26 Aug 2009 08:45:47 -0400
John Almberg <> wrote:

Question: is it possible to just expand my existing /backup
partition to encompass both the current drive and the new drive? I'm
guessing not, since Chapter 8 in "Absolute FreeBSD" says that a
partition is part of a slice,

You can join 2 partitions into 1 with gconcat. OTOH that would wipe any
existing data as you would need to put a new filesystem on the combined

No, you can always use growfs to expand the filesystem.
But of course, the usual warnings apply, read carefully the
growfs manual...

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