CORRECTION Re: firefox-37, where to put
On Friday 03 April 2015 10:01:43 Lisi Reisz wrote:
> On Friday 03 April 2015 08:47:11 Reco wrote:
> > > I assume only by mounting a new drive at some temporary location,
> > > copying all the installed data from /home to it, then fixing fstab to
> > > mount that drive on top of the existing /home directory? I have done
> > > that in the past, but not in the last half decade as drives are
> > > outrageously big now.
> > More-or-less yes. You forgot to mention emptying old home, but all
> > needed stuff is there.
> I would say *instead of*, not *on top of*. And copying over is easy, when
> your new home is mounted via fstab.
> mkdir /oldhome
> mnt <oldhome> /oldhome
mount <oldhome> /oldhome
My thanks to Reco for drawing this to my attention.
> cp -Rpu /oldhome/. /home/
> Though you could, of course, do it in the other order, mounting <oldhome>
> as /home. But it would still be easy.