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Ok, there are the commands that matter; Firstly do an 'fdisk -l', see what's listed, then do a 'pvdisplay' to see how your PVs are laid out, chances are that either the disk has unpartitioned space on it (in which case just create a new partition with a type of '8e', then add it to the PV, extend the VG and then extend the LV) or it's in the PV but not the ...


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The /boot partition, while not strictly need for system startup, is an important one and should be mounted. Let me do two simple examples of when it is needed: 1) Kernel recompile: you will find that your boot partition hosts some files called config-*. These files describe the kernel configuration, and are re-read when issuing make menuconfig (and similar) ...


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Your question comes a-two: What i recommend: sda contains boot partition sda1 (250MB) + unallocated partition sda (1.8TB), so create your backup on sda, by doing 2. below boot partition WILL NOT of any significance be affected by your daily backups, this is simply because sda and sda1 themselves are separate partitions, and you will just have the added ...



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