Re: Moving /home to its own partition.
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On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 03:33:17AM -0400, Kevin Mark wrote:
> mkfs.ext2 /dev/hdb1
mkfs.ext3 is a better option at this point.
> move data to new partition with
> mv /home/* /mnt/home2
cp -ax /home/ /mnt/home
Make sure everything looks good twice, *then*
rm -rf /home/
(Always think twice, delete once.)
> get rid of old home directory with
> rmdir /home
Keep it around, you need an empty /home as a mount point.
> cfdisk /dev/hdb
If you're repartitioning a live system, parted is way safer.
.''`. Paul Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
: :' : proud Debian admin and user
`- Debian - when you have better things to do than fix a system
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