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SY6ba+IV HPT366,PIII 600copermine, 639mb ram, Yamaha PCI Sound card, GeForce 2GTS 32mb, 160gb seagate for Slackware10.2
Partition Setup: hdg1 = root, hdg2 = swap, hdg3 = /usr, and
hdg4 = /home -> all are primary partitions.
Question do I need all the partitions mounted each time I login? If so do I auto mount all 4 partitions and how do I get them to mount? I used this Partition scheme because it was suggested space efficient, security, and flexibility. I still have to compile a kernel and need to know how to manage this partition scheme. Thanks
Thanks Flyen, auto mount at boot sounds good to me. Can I get into /etc/fstab to edit the entries as usr? How should the lines read for auto mount in 10.2?
I am trying to stay away from doing things as root because of the uncertainty regarding what I attempt to do?
Last edited by NightSky; 01-03-2006 at 04:20 AM.
Reason: too muc space for signature not needed with ea. reply...after thought
Take advantage of a handy Linux (Unix) thing. When you modify a file (eg with gedit), it saves the original as filename~. Of course, you can save your own backup copy with a name that makes sense to you.