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Re: [edlug] moving /usr



Thanks Dick

10 gig free now Just needed a little reassurance on a sefe way to do it. Owe you a pint if we ever meet.

Dick Middleton <dick@xxx.xxx.xxx> wrote:

JAMIE BERRY wrote:
>
> I know that the next step should be to modify the fstab and delete the
> data from my current /usr but I am not quite sure of the best way to go
> about this. Would it be best to boot from a knoppix disk or such like?

I think the usual way is to rename /usr to /usr.old then create a new
/usr and mount your copied data the new /usr.

Modify fstab before rebooting.

When it's working you can delete /usr.old

Dick
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