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Old 09-03-2003, 07:40 PM   #1
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how do i make sure my new partitions are active?

i just created /usr and /home did the fstab thing and now when i look in info center they dont appear like / does showing mb useage ect. how do i make sure the partitions are active?
Old 09-03-2003, 08:27 PM   #2
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Assuming you didn't reboot then you must manually mount them... ie:

mount /usr
mount /home

If you did set the auto flag in your fstab, it should automatically mount on your next boot.
Old 09-03-2003, 10:11 PM   #3
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yea sorry i thought i posted i figed it out after restarting. then all looked good but thanks.


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