Mulitple drives/storage



  • I have 4 external drives I can switch out via a USB connector.
    I would like to use them as a storage for my images. For example:
    1st for week 1 images
    2nd for week 2 images
    3rd for week 3 images
    4th for week 4 images
    I would like to attach an external drive and have that week’s images saved to the drive.



  • These are notes from Chuck Syperski’s video at [media=youtube]69gJvHjTKNQ[/media]

    add new hard drive for storage

    find out device name
    [CODE]#sudo dmesg[/CODE]
    or
    [CODE]#sudo fdisk -l[/CODE]

    partition disk my on /dev/sdb
    [CODE] #sudo fdisk /dev/sdb
    n
    p
    l
    <enter>
    <enter>
    t
    83
    w[/CODE]
    format filesystem
    [CODE]#sudo mkfs.ext4 /dev/sdb1[/CODE]
    move /images to /imagesOld
    [CODE] #sudo mv /images/ /imagesOld[/CODE]
    make new /images directory
    [CODE] #sudo mkdir /images[/CODE]
    mount new harddirve /dev/sdb1 to /images
    [CODE] #sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /images[/CODE]
    copy files to new harddrive
    [CODE] #sudo rsync -av = =progress /imagesOld/ /images[/CODE]
    change permissions
    [CODE] #sudo chmod -R 777 /images[/CODE]
    auto mount the new hard drive use UUID
    [CODE] #sudo blkid[/CODE]
    [CODE] #sudo vlm /etc/fstab[/CODE]
    UUID=<UUID_of_you_nw_partition> /images ext4 errors=remount=ro 0 1
    reboot

    I’m just journaling this now as I dont have access to my server just yet. I’m not 100% certain every thing is correct


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