Attaching a new Disk in AWS

mount the disk at os level if you created a new disk

use following commands

format and create a disk of type :  /dev/xvdf

sudo mkfs -t ext4 /dev/xvdf

then

mount it, /u01 is the mount point

sudo mount /dev/xvdf /u01

open the following file as the root user

/etc/fstab

add the following line to the end of the file

/dev/xvdf /u01 ext4 defaults 0 0

 

http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/ebs-using-volumes.html#using-ebs-volume-linux