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Old 10-24-2012, 12:45 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by fatalerror0x00 View Post
Hi there, this is my first post and like to thank you all ahead of time for the years of help I've had on previous accounts :P and just the linux guru's in general. So here I am using slackware 14 and I want to have /usr on a seperate partition and it is so far but I read that to have this work properly you need to add some "hooks" and I'm wondering if this is still true in 14
Separate /usr works fine in Slackware 12 to 13.37 without any tweaking. On 14.0 udev complains, because it tries to execute /usr/sbin/alsactl too early (before mount -a), which needs /var also. But that's not a game breaker, it's just bad-designed automatisms failing softly. (Of course, loading soundcard settings before having the filesystems checked is only gonna work by chance anyway.)
 
Old 10-24-2012, 03:09 PM   #17
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I have /usr on a separate partition.

You can either specify it as a separate partition during a clean install or you can move your existing /usr to a new partition on an existing install. I have done both.

I did the latter following this;

http://linux.chrissweeney.co.uk/topic.php?t=16

I make no representations to its correctness, but it worked for me, but of course ymmv.

edit - I did that on 13.37 and after I accidentally (!) deleted the /usr I did a clean install of 14.

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