larryhartman50 at bellsouth.net
Fri Feb 23 11:11:10 UTC 2007
On Thursday 22 February 2007, Matthew Flaschen wrote:
> Larry Hartman wrote:
> > Thanx. I think I understand all of this. Some questions to vereify my
> > understanding...
> > So then if hdb1 is already mounted then all I need to do is copy the
> > current /home/USR directory to hdb1 and then change path name in kuser to
> > reflect the new location?
> As he says, that could cause problems later. Some programs might
> (incorrectly) assume your home directory is /home/USR . Instead, you
> should either:
> 1. Mount the whole device as /home/ (which might not be workable for you).
> 2. Copy the /home/ directory to e.g. /hdb1/home/ , then execute:
> mount --bind /hdb1/home /home
> To make this permanent (i.e. automatic on boot), copy (while it's bound)
> the relevant line from /etc/mtab into /etc/fstab .
> Matthew Flaschen
> > I don't like to keep user profiles on same device as the OS and
> > application software....
> > Larry
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