[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Edlug Archive Feb 2006 ]

Re: [edlug] moving /usr

On Mon, 2006-02-20 at 20:45 +0000, Dick Middleton 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
> -

Definitely a good idea to boot from another O.S.  I usually use
something like Tom's Root Boot disk, but most any live CD or rescue CD
will do here.
Joe Barnett <joe-barnett@xxx.xxx.xxx>

You can find the EdLUG mailing list FAQ list at:

This archive is kept by wibble+RM@xxx.xxx.xxx