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Thread: Splitting flie system over 2 disks

  1. #1
    Just burned his ISO
    Join Date
    Apr 2006

    Default Splitting flie system over 2 disks

    Hi all

    Just got a 4Gb sdhc card for my eee pc as im running out of disk space, I was thinking it would be a good idea to mount my home directory (/root/) on the card, so all my work is portable if needs be. I have googled this but it seems pretty hard to get it to understand what i want. I went out on a limb and edited /etc/mtab to read:

    /dev/sda1 /root/ vfat rw,noatime,quiet,umask=0,check=s,shortname=mixed 0 0
    But im not sure that did anything...

    Any help please? Im sure its pretty simple.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2007


    would have to mount your root directory to /dev/sda at boot.

    mkdir /dev/sda/root
    mount --bind /dev/ssd/root /dev/sda/root

    you will need a start script in init.d and a sym link in rc.d somewhere to get it started at boot.

    I'm not 100% sure of the commands but that should get you started in the right direction. Once again this is the major problem with installing bt3 to the eeepc hard drive.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2007


    you should copy /usr to your memory stick and then edit your fstab to mount it as /usr then delete /usr only after your sure you completly copied everything and edited your fstab correctly that should free up alot of space

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