Re: firefox-37, where to put
On Fri 03 Apr 2015 at 09:09:37 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Friday 03 April 2015 05:01:43 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
> > 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.
> > Lisi
> When I get to that point, I may bug you for details. ;-)
Why bother? The ISO from LinuxCNC installs within 15 minutes and will
provide separate / and /home partitions and a swap partition of any
chosen size. That's when done properly, of course. Compare that with
the convolutions which are being planned and the time they will occupy.