Mounting partitions, bizare question...
ejewel at gmail.com
Tue Jul 12 02:24:00 UTC 2005
On 7/11/05, Vincent Trouilliez <vincent.trouilliez at modulonet.fr> wrote:
> Whenever I browse to that partition to access my data, I have to first
> enter my user directory : /home/vincent.
> I wonder if there would be a way, for the system to put me directly
> into /home/vincent (instead of the root directory /home), when I browse
> this partition, or 'cd' to it at the command line.
> this way if I do: "cd /media/hda5", instead of seeing :
> lost+found vincent
> I will already be 'vincent'.
> Does fstab support that kind of option ? What's the syntax ? something
> like this maybe ?
Not that I'm aware of. What I do instead is create a symlink. It
should do what you want. For example, try:
ln -s /mnt/hda5/vincent/ /home/vincent/hoary-home
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