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Re: HELP! mv problem

umount /mnt/LS120
mv /mnt/LS120/mydocs /home/cedric
mount /mnt/LS120
mv /home/cedric/mydocs /mnt/LS120

when you mount a drive it will hide what ever was in that directory
until you unmount it.


cedric wrote:
> I did:
> mv /home/cedric/mydocs /mnt/LS120
> so I could backup /home/cedric/mydocs to a LS120 Super
> Drive that has worked fine for months.
> I had not mounted the LS120 yet so I did:
> mount /mnt/LS120
> which worked fine.
> Then I did;
> mv /home/cedric/mydocs /mnt/LS120
> and got a message telling me /home/cedric/mydocs did not
> exist.
> Now, I can not find /home/cedric/mydocs.
> I write fiction and /home/cedric/mydocs is where all my
> work is. Yes, I have everything except a few hours work
> from last night backed up on floppies, so the world will
> not end. I would very much like to get to last nights
> work, however. I know the files were not copied because
> the LS120 never came on.
> The reason I did mv is because I am heading to the post
> office later to get Debian and reformat my hard drive to
> get rid of RH.
> Any ideas on how to get out of this mess.
> I'm on hold hoping and praying to recover last nights work.

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