Noob Q: Existing data on EXT4 drives?

  • I am migrating from a "generic" Debian 10 server to an OMV server. I have approximately 11 TB of data on two 8 TB EXT4 hard drives.

    Can I mount these drives as-is on OMV without wiping/reformatting?



  • One side effect of inheriting drives into a new installation is that the ownership of the files will still be whatever the user ID number they had on the old system. You may have to chown them to reflect the current users or adjust user ID numbers on the new system.

    Google is your friend and Bob's your uncle!

    OMV AMD64 5.x on ASRock Rack C2550D4I C0 Stepping - 16GB ECC - Silverstone DS380 + Silverstone DS380 DAS Box.

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