Re: replacing /usr with a new mountpoint
"Martin Marcher" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> of course I'd like to regain the space that the /usr directory on the
> / partition uses. Could I just "telinit 1" umount the /usr mountpoint
> empty out the /usr directory remount again and telinit 3 back to
I think you can do it without telinit 1.
Try rebinding the / mountpoint somewhere else
mount --bind / /mnt
Then / will be in both / and /mnt
The /mnt/usr should be your original /usr. Delete that directory, and
Theoretically, this should work, but I haven't tried it.
John L. Fjellstad
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