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What I want to do is move my /home directory to another one of my harddrives. First I tried doing this by making a link from /home to /media/x/home however this just caused my computer to stop after typing in my username.
I found something that I could use. Using "mount --bind /media/x/home /home" would work but I was hoping to put it in my fstab. Is there a way to link an already mounted folder to the /home directory in fstab? or is there a much simpler way of doing what I'm trying to achieve?
Thanks in advance, sorry if I haven't been clear enough.
p.s. I don't want to make a new partition on the other drive, just have the home folder siting in it (its ext3 already)
Last edited by gothicbob; 10-05-2008 at 11:53 AM.
Did you actually copy the contents of the old /home to the new /home? If not, given where you are, it's probably best to do it in maintenance mode before everything comes up. Just mount the old /home somewhere and the new /home somewhere else. Run "cp -axu /oldhome/ /newhome". Once the files are copied over, then you can redo your /etc/fstab and reboot.