Updating the server
Install yumex (YUM eXtender GUI for yum)
sudo yum install yumex
Install new hard drive
After plugging in new hard drive, find the drive by typing
The new drive show show up here in this list. In this case, it is /dev/sdc
Using fdisk, create a new ext3 partition containing the entire hard drive. This actually reserves 5% of the disk for root. To remove this reservation, use tune2fs to set this to 0.
tune2fs -m 0 /dev/sdc1
Now create a new mount point in /media..
Edit /etc/fstab to add the new drive, such as the line
/dev/sdc1 /media/new_drive ext3 defaults,user,rw 0 0
Now mount the new partition using
Use df to make sure the new drive is up and you have the right amount of free space
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 99M 87M 7.5M 93% /boot /dev/sdb1 459G 232G 204G 54% /media/sdb1 /dev/sdc1 917G 109M 871G 1% /media/hdock