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Re: [vox-tech] mounting woes
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Re: [vox-tech] mounting woes

The basic idea sounds OK to me.  Make sure /home and /usr were copied
verbatim, symlinks and everything.  As in "cp -a".

-- Rod

On Wednesday 09 January 2002 07:52 pm, Eric Nelson wrote:
> My dead rat 6.2 partition was filling up, and I got a new 40 gig
> drive, so I decided to put part of the distro on a partition on the
> 40 gig, but got into trouble.
> First, I mounted the new partition:
> mount /dev/hdc1 /mnt/40g
> then I copied /home and /usr to /mnt/40g.  The goal is to move them,
> but for now I just renamed:
> mv /home /home1
> mov /usr /usr1
> then I created links in /
> ln -s /mnt/40g/home home
> ln -s /mnt/40g/usr usr
> I fixed up fstab to mount the new partition.  It seemed like
> everything should work OK, but when I tried startx, it couldn't find
> things, fonts and such.  Is the basic theory OK, or am I making a
> conceptual problem?
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