Move sd card to boot from ssd hd

Hello, I use the emoncms server on raspberry p4 b + with 8 gb ram and I would like to mount a 1 tb ssd disk to be able to use it also for nas services and more. Is there a standard procedure to move the boot from the sd card to the ssd disk?
Many thanks for help me.

If you search the forum for hdd,

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you’ll find a few threads with the info you’re looking for.

hi Bill,

thanks for you reply.

The procedure in /emoncms/script/usb_hdd not working for Raspberry pi4.

I want one procedure for raspberry pi4 whit emoncms.

Many thanks

I have found the solution.

1 - install standard OS with Raspberry Pi imager
2 - install hdd with these istructions:
3 - run the script: wget
chmod +x && ./


  • Raspberry pi4 master with primary SSD 1TB and secondary SSD 0.5 TB (copy of samba directory)
  • Raspberry pi4 slave (mariadb slave and phpfina copy) with primary SSD 1TB

Services installed:

  • Mariadb
  • Samba
  • Emoncms
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