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Old 03-16-2005, 06:10 PM   #1
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what would happen if I already have data on my /home directory, then at a later point I mounted my /home directory on its own partiton. What would happen to the data the was originally on my /home partition?

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Old 03-16-2005, 06:30 PM   #2
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If I understand you right, you have a directory that contains several files. Then you mount another partition and give that directory (/home) as the mount point. Assuming this is your situation, the first mentioned files should still be present, but not accessible. You can only see the files on the newly mounted partition. If you unmount that partition from /home, these files should reappear.



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