Renaming a mount point
matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Sun Mar 25 01:39:42 UTC 2007
> Question -
> Now that I added a new drive, mounted as /mp3 - what if I wish to
> rename the mount point to something like /music (being that no mp3
> really live there - nothing but oggs really).
> How do I go about that without loosing data?
1. sudo mkdir /music
2. sudo umount /mp3
3. sudoedit /etc/fstab
Replace mp3 with music
4. sudo mount /music
Now, this may confuse up your music library metadata (e.g. ratings), but
you won't lose anything on the drive.
For more information, try man mount, man umount, man fstab .
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