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Old 06-10-2004, 12:57 PM   #1
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Creating Filesystem for..

As of now, I want to make the directory var on my root account to be a filesystem of itself so i can implement a quota. Does anyone know how to do that?
Old 06-10-2004, 02:53 PM   #2
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Roughly you need to:
1) Create your new partition
2) Put a filesystem on it
3) Go into single user mode and copy the contents of /var to your new partition
4) Add an entry to fstab to mount the partition on every boot
5) Mount your new partition as /var
6) Go back into your usual runlevel


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