Apache using two hdd's

Asked by Dick Magee on 2010-04-18

I am setting up a local intranet webserver using Ubuntu and Apache2 on a small primary drive (20gb). All this will do is serve up some technical data used only by me. I don't need to connect it to the internet. Apache installed, works fine but I want to put my data on another drive. I need to know an absolute path to the data drive (80 gb) to put into my /var/lwww/index.html document. I know in windows it would be D:\ [myfolder] but how do I point at the drive mounted at /dev/sdb5? I have been out of the gnu community for a few years, and want to start again.
Thanks all,

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Marc Stewart (marc.stewart) said :

Open a terminal and type:
That will give you a list of mount points. Somewhere there'll be a line that starts with:
/dev/sdb5 on .......
The path after that is your mount point.
If there isn't a line starting like that it's because you need to mount it yourself, in which case you can choose any directory you like to mount it in.

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