On Thu, Aug 09, 2007 at 08:11:19AM -0400, Jerry McAllister wrote: > On Thu, Aug 09, 2007 at 08:57:36AM +0200, Alain G. Fabry wrote: > > > Hello, > > > > I've partitioned my HD into 3 partitions. > > > > One is currently running FreeBSD6.2, the second has my data files (home > > directories). > > On the third I would like to install FreeBSD-current to play around a > > bit and get more familiar with the OS. > > > > Is it possible after the installation of current on the 3rd partition > > that I can use my data files > > (home directories) without messing up the permissions/etc? > > > > So finally I would like to have Multiboot (FreeBSD 6.2 and Current) which > > both use the same userspace (second partition) > > Sure, no problem. Just make a mount point for it and put it in /etc/fstab > in both versions. > > Note, that I believe you are speaking of 'slices' when you say 'partition'. > In FreeBSD UNIX world, the slice is the major division on the disk that > is numbered 1..4 and a partition is a subdivision of a slice, labeled a..h. > > So, maybe your have 6.2 installed in da0s1[a..h] and that extra data > written to da0s2a and plan to install 'current' to da0s3[a..h]. > > ////jerry > > > > > Please let me know if this is not clear. > > Other than the possible conflicting use of the term partition, it is > clear. > > ////jerry > > Indeed, slices is what I mean (still ignorent windows user ;-)
Thanks, I'll try this out. > > > > Thanks, > > > > Alain > > > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"