At 12:37 PM 8/20/2007, Michael S wrote:
I reverted to the old /usr.
What I had done:
Initially I set up the newly installed drive (da2)
to have only one partition (da2s1d) which I chose to
be /user (note the e).
I tarred /usr to a file in /user
tar -cf /user/usr.tar /tar
and extracted the file
tar -xf usr.tar
I had the whole structure of /usr underneath /user/usr
mv * ..
to have everything under /user
Then I edited fstab. Whatever was /user became /usr
and /usr became /user.
I will definitely try dump. Never used it before.
Thanks a lot,
To use tar properly for this operation:
tar -cvf /user/usr.tar .
tar -xvpf ./usr.tar
Then you can switch the mount points and all should work.
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