Is it possible to change the mount points without formatting the drive or reinstalling the OS?
david at dmcentral.net
Sun Jun 7 04:10:03 UTC 2009
On Saturday 06 June 2009 04:50:45 pm steven vollom wrote:
> Due to an emergency this morning, I had to reinstall my OS. I wasn't
> aware that I had to rename the mount points on my partitions when
> reinstalling; apparently I do. I expected them to stay as they were
> before, because I was only working with the boot partition.
> Currently the computer renamed them as /media/disk, /media/disk1, and
> /media/disk2. This has caused me problems in the past, having /media as a
> mount point. I have reconfigured and restored my computer the way it was
> before the re-installation, with a functioning OS again. Since all my
> applications are properly configured and the OS is working perfectly, is
> it possible to change my mount points on the partitions to /home,
> /home/backup, and /home/svpersonal without reinstalling the OS and
> applications again?
Steven, post your fstab file here and I will edit it for you so it will work
with what you want from above. All you will need to do is make the following
folders in your /home dir:
backup and svpersonal
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