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July 24th, 2008, 07:18 PM
ih guys first i want to appologise bcoz its not a right place to discuss about my problem but i am realy in trouble about this problem.. i am windows xp user i am using xampp on it.. but i am facing one problem.. i use my website for local netwotk for users and i have installed it to c: drive but c: drive has only 10 gb space which is ok for only website pages now i want to add there songs and movies which are very big space like 200 gb and they are in different partitions like D: e: now my question is how do i join use these partitions in xampp means i wanna add multi partitions in xampp for website please help me and i hope u understand me bcoz my english is not good...

July 25th, 2008, 03:04 AM
Thanks for asking UbuntuForums for your problem. As for Ubuntu solution, you can simply change your server to use Ubuntu instead and install LAMP Server packages (LAMP = Linux + Apache + MySQL + PHP).

Regarding the issue on pointing your website to link to your files in another drive is not a big deal in Ubuntu or linux. You can simply create a link from your web root to your other partitions or directories by this simple command in your web directory:

ln -s /media/myotherdrive mylinkname

and then you can simply use that link which act as directory on your browser as if you copy all the files in that directory like this:


As far as I know, this is not possible in Microsoft Windows environment. So, Good luck!!

July 25th, 2008, 04:15 AM
If you are using apache you could create virtual websites that point to those directories. The way to do it using a linux distribution is to do as the above poster said is to create symlinks to the directories in question..

It might better if you asked this question in Other OS Talk (/http://ubuntuforums.org/forumdisplay.php?f=147)