Scott Reese <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> My old 20G drive in my 5.1-RELEASE box started to die last week, so I
> got a new drive (a 40G Seagate) and used Norton Ghost to copy over
> everything from the old drive to the new drive.  At the moment, FreeBSD
> still thinks I've only got a 20G drive and I have 20 Gigs of unused
> space.  I was thinking of using growfs in order to grow my /usr
> partition to fill the rest of the drive.  I've read the man pages for
> growfs, bsdlabel and fdisk but I'm a bit confused about how I should go
> about using these tools to do what I want as I've never really used them
> before except on a new installation.  So here are my questions:  how
> safe is it to use growfs for this purpose?  Can anyone provide or does
> anyone know of a good step-by-step tutorial for this sort of thing?  I
> searched around on the web but couldn't find anything useful.

This is the type of thing it's for.  It's a pretty simple interface,
so I don't know how much more of a "how-to" you could get than the
manual already provides...
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