Separate /home partition

Mark mhullrich at
Tue Nov 16 06:06:22 UTC 2010

On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 9:44 PM, Nils Kassube <kassube at> wrote:
> Mark wrote:
>> If this is done at run level 1, a reboot is not required.  After
>> changing the fstab, you can 'mount -a' and bring it up to run level
>> 5.
> Why runlevel 5? You must be on the wrong list. :) Your idea is correct
> of course, but on Debian derived systems like Ubuntu, there is no
> difference between runlevels 2, 3, 4, 5 and the standard runlevel is 2
> (see /usr/share/doc/sysv-rc/README.runlevels.gz). Granted, you could use
> runlevel 5 if you want to, but that would be a non standard setup.
Finding this hard to believe I went and ran runlevel, and so I learned
something new about Ubuntu (and Debian) again today.  Also read the
runlevels file.

Thank you.

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