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Old 04-01-2008, 07:57 AM   #1
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"Other" mountpoint


I've recovered a part of my hard drive that was WinBlows. I have everything else in its place. Now I want to assign a mountpoint to that area. Is there a good "other" mountpoint? i.e. a mountpoint name that is not really used by anyone or anything in Linux, but can be accessed and mounted by the system?

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Old 04-01-2008, 08:21 AM   #2
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A mountpoint can be unique just by having it in a particular directory. e.g., you could make a mountpoint /home/stuff. That would not conflict with any other file or directory named "stuff". Use fstab to have the system automatically mount a partition to that mountpoint.
 
  


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