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1kyle 09-22-2005 10:36 AM

An easy way of moving /home and other directories
 
I came across this piece of great info for moving /HOME and some other directories to another disk ( I had originally installed everything under /).

Although written for Gentoo it is still valid for SUSE

and I never realized what a gem of a delight the CFDISK program was -- it's certainly on my SUSE 10.0 RC1 system.

Hope you find this useful

http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/article...tioning-p1.xml


Don't forget also that to make (format) a Reiserfs file system use as root program mkreiserfs.

This gave me a strange error the ist time so I formatted the partition with the standard mke2fs (ext2) file system -- DID NOT MOUNT and then ran mkreiserfs on the same partition --then it formatted fine.

Cheers


-K

J.W. 09-23-2005 02:53 AM

Hi kyle, please consider submitting HOWTO's to the LQ Tutorials site, or to the News/Articles/Editorials forum. Don't get me wrong, this is great info, but technically it isn't really a question, and this kind of info would actually be helpful to users of any distro, not just SuSE. Thanks -- J.W.

FYI - original article here


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