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How to Merge Two HDD to One.

Hi, I want a droplet with total at least 200GB. But while i’M creating Droplet I can choose a droplet with 160gb hdd with 4cpu and 8gb ram and i add a 40gb volume. I can see the new volume (40gb) when i write the command ‘’ df -h ‘’ but it doesnt show total volume of HDD when i loging into my droplet. How can i merge two hdd to one ? Thanks. Droplet


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Bobby Iliev
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December 12, 2022

Hi there,

Once you attach the volume to your Droplet you would also need to mount it to a specific directory, you can follow the steps on how to do that here:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/volumes/how-to/mount/

However note that this will be a separate disk rather than a merge between the two. So what you could do is to create a standard Droplet and then attach a 200GB volume and mount it to a specific directory.

Hope that this helps!

Best,

Bobby