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Old 01-13-2010, 03:58 AM   #1
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ln from one partition to another


I want to ln from one partition to another. doesn't seem to be allowed, though.

ln: creating hard link `/usr/share/stardict/dic/xiangya-medical.ifo' => `/mnt/data/programs/dictionary/stardict/dic/xiangya-medical.ifo': Invalid cross-device link
 
Old 01-13-2010, 04:17 AM   #2
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Nope. a hard link is an additional entry in the filesystem table which makes two find handles point to the same piece of disk space. Now clearly you can't reference the same piece of disk space on two different partitions can you? Use a symlink instead. add -s to the command.
 
  


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