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Date:      Thu, 26 Mar 2009 09:29:10 +0000
From:      Ricardo Jesus <ricardo.meb.jesus@gmail.com>
To:        Fbsd1 <fbsd1@a1poweruser.com>
Cc:        ricardo.m.jesus@criticalsoftware.com, FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: mount 2nd HD containing running Freebsd system
Message-ID:  <49CB4AE6.2090609@gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <49CB1E1C.4030808@a1poweruser.com>
References:  <49C9FFA6.6070802@a1poweruser.com> <49CA1EF0.4060708@gmail.com> <49CB1E1C.4030808@a1poweruser.com>

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Fbsd1 wrote:
> Ricardo Jesus wrote:
>> Fbsd1 wrote:
>>> I have run out of space on my running 7.1 system. I have a 2nd HD 
>>> containing 6.1 that I want to mount and use the 80gb /usr slice.
>>>
>>> What is the mount command to use?
>>>
>>> Thinking   mount /dev/ad1 /mnt  but un-sure how this handles the 6.1 
>>> slices on that HD.
>>>
>> Read up 
>> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/disks.html, 
>> namely entries 9.1 and 9.2. Very detailed and helpful stuff.
>>
> 
> None of that was helpfull. Found post in questions archives from 1992 
> that gave me pointer to correct direction.
> 
> Here is the solution I used.
> 
>  ls /dev/ad*   listed all the slices on both HDs.
>  mount /dev/ad1s1f /mnt    mounted the /usr dir from the second HD just 
> like i wanted.
> 
> 
> 
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> 
My interpretation of your original post was that you wanted to move /usr 
to the 2nd HD ;) So I pointed to 2 FAQs that addressed the matter.

Anyways glad that you worked it out.

Regards.



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