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Old 05-16-2003, 04:52 PM   #1
Rgamboa
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How to allocate a new directory to a particular partition?


When I create a new directory in the root how can I indicate that it should be allocated in the same partition as /home?

ALSO: The default allocation put 12Gb in /home and 33Gb in /usr. I'd like to reverse those numbers, putting 33Gb in /home and 12Gb in /usr. How can I do this?
 
Old 05-16-2003, 05:00 PM   #2
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1 - you can't. that just doesn't make any sense at all... unless the directory is inside /home. you could always create one in there and create a symlink to it from somewhere else though, if that's good enough.

2 - very carefully and slowly if at all. you can for example copy the contents of /home onto the root partition, then overwrite all of /home with the contents of /usr and mount it as such, then moce the copied contents of home back onto the old /usr parition. It's quite logical and striaght forward really, but very easy to screw up if you're not sure what you'er doing, which may well be the case here.
 
  


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