Creating /home partition

Yorvik yorvik.ubunto at
Fri Jun 16 13:40:15 UTC 2006

Derek Broughton wrote:
> Yorvik wrote:
>> On one of my computers I want to move 'home' to it's own partition on an
>> other disc. Do I copy the 'home' folder or just it's contents to the new
>> partition.
> The contents.
> Then you will mount the root of that partition on the empty /home on the
> root partition and everything will look right.

Thanks.  I've read various things on this and ended up rather confused.
strangely non of the articles I read ever mentioned deleting the 
contents of the original folder, some thing i assumed you'd have to do.


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