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Re: moving /var to another partition??

On Wed, 1 Sep 1999 kaynjay@igalaxy.net wrote:

> Question is... which is likely best?  Or should I go into mtab and mount the
> new partition at /var/cache/apt/archives/ (if that's possible)?

You're on the right track.  The correct solution is:

mount -text2 /dev/whatever /var/cache/apt/archives

You should never edit mtab yourself.  It is maintained by the mount and
umount commands and editing it will cause bad things to happen.

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