k5di at zianet.com
Sat Sep 8 11:21:21 UTC 2007
Les Mikesell wrote:
> Karl Larsen wrote:
>> For many years my Fedora has been in one partition off the /. This
>> list has convinced me that it makes real sense to put /boot and /home
>> into their own partitions. Now I am thinking about doing that.
>> For /boot it needs no special connection to the main partition. It
>> has all this in it's grub.conf and initrd files. All you need to do
>> is retrain grub to goto the new partition. That is simple from a
>> Rescue cd.
>> Now /home is different. It will be in a new partition and
>> connected to the main F7 by /ect/fstab entry. Not sure what that will
>> look like. Maybe like this if /home is in /dev/sda7 the entery in
>> fstab would be:
>> /dev/sda7 /home ext3 defaults 0 0
>> Is any of this correct?
> The numbers at the end would normally be 1 2.
> The first is whether or not the filesystem should be dumped if you use
> dump for backups, the 2nd is which pass to do fsck's when you boot up.
> The / filesystem should be 1, everything else can be 2. See man fstab
> for more details.
Exactly. I have been reading man fstab and the "dump" was throwing me :-)
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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