[xubuntu-users] How can I select a hard drive as /home directory afterwards?

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Fri Oct 30 17:21:44 GMT 2009


On Tuesday 27 October 2009 18:20:11 David Collins wrote:
> John,
>
> FYI, provided you are using Jaunty (X/K)ubuntu or newer (or a 
recent
> Linux/Unix that supports Ext4), you can read an Ext4 partition
> regardless of how your system partition is formatted.
>
> Regards,
> David
>
> On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 6:21 AM, John Culleton 
<john at wexfordpress.com> wrote:
> > Correct. I stick with ext3 because I want to be able to reach 
any
> > partition from any partition and the older partitions are ext3.

However it doesn't work the other way. An older release won't 
have the hooks to read a newer ext4 partition.   
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