On Wed, 1 Sep 1999 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.