Attach volume to preexisting directory

Can volumes be attached to a preexisting directory?

Currently, I have 10GB volume in TOR1 and my server also being in TOR1 and I’m trying to add more space to my existing directory which is /home/srcds is there a way to attach the volume to that directory?

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Accepted Answer

Hey friend!

Great question. The directory will need to be empty in order to mount it there, but this may not be so bad. This is basically what I would do:

mv /home/srcds /home/srcds2
mkdir /home/srcds
mount /dev/sda /home/srcds
mv /home/srcds2/* /home/srcds

So you’re moving it out of the way, creating the empty directory and mounting the disk there, then moving the files back over to that location.


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