Sharing files between two Linux partitions

Stuart Sears stuart at
Sun Aug 28 17:31:28 UTC 2005

Paul Smith enlightened us with the following gems on 08/28/2005 05:47 PM:
> On 8/28/05, Stuart Sears <stuart at> wrote:
>>>>This sounds like a classic example of an unmounted filesystem.
>>>>mount your /mandriva partition as you described.
>>>>grep home /mandriva/etc/fstab
>>>>and tell us what you see
>>>Thanks, Stuart. The result is:
>>>$ grep home /mandriva/etc/fstab
>>>/dev/hdb6 /home ext3 defaults 1 2
>>you're welcome
>>in which case, if your personal files are all you wish to share then
>>you should
>>mount /dev/hdb6 /mandriva
>>or possibly /mandriva/home
> And to have it done at startup, what should I add to my fstab file?
> Paul
practically a copy of the /mandriva/etc/fstab line:
/dev/hdb6 /mandriva ext3 defaults 1 2
/dev/hdb6 /mandriva/home ext3 defaults 1 2
(if you want to keep /mandriva mounted as it currently is)

Stuart Sears RHCE RHCX
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