adding a harddrive without formatting?? please help

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adding a harddrive without formatting?? please help

Postby prac1 » 2012/04/01 16:24:11

Hi there guys

I am new to linux, i have installed centos 6.0 and now I want to add a second hard drive and I don't want to format it because I have alot of important files.
can I please have a detialed instruction becuase I am still new and don't know much about linux and I need to access my files.

and this is the two drives that I have and the new one that I have added is the 2000gb one
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[root@prac1 prac1]# fdisk -l

Disk /dev/sdb: 2000.4 GB, 2000398934016 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 243201 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0xa89f8218

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sdb1               1      243202  1953513472   8e  Linux LVM

Disk /dev/sda: 600.1 GB, 600127266816 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 72961 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x0cfbda9d

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sda1   *           1          64      512000   83  Linux
Partition 1 does not end on cylinder boundary.
/dev/sda2              64       72962   585547776   8e  Linux LVM

Disk /dev/mapper/vg_prac100-lv_root: 53.7 GB, 53687091200 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 6527 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x00000000

Disk /dev/mapper/vg_prac100-lv_root doesn't contain a valid partition table

Disk /dev/mapper/vg_prac100-lv_swap: 14.8 GB, 14780727296 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 1796 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x00000000

Disk /dev/mapper/vg_prac100-lv_swap doesn't contain a valid partition table

Disk /dev/mapper/vg_prac100-lv_home: 531.1 GB, 531128909824 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 64572 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x00000000

Disk /dev/mapper/vg_prac100-lv_home doesn't contain a valid partition table

[Moderator edit: Added code tags to preserve formatting.]

Regards
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adding a harddrive without formatting?? please help

Postby pschaff » 2012/04/01 17:57:41

Welcome to the CentOS fora. Please see the recommended reading for new users linked in my signature, and provide more information about your system by running "./getinfo.sh disk" and showing us the output file.
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