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system disks

On Fri, 26 May 2000, Scott Lanning wrote:

> On Fri, 26 May 2000, John Malloy wrote:
> >Does anyone have a suggestion for a way to make the system think
> >there is more space (I do have free space on other partitions)?
> >
> >I know there is a way mount another file system and do a link.
> >I just don't know the exact formula to get this to work.
> Make free partition a linux partition with fdisk, then
> mount /new/partition/ /mount/point/
> (probably want to add /etc/fstab entry)
> mv /old/directory /mount/point/
> ln -s /mount/point/ /old/directory/
> man mount, man ln for details

This might not work because mv will not work across filesystems.  You have
to cp then rm.  

Also, mounting elsewhere and symbolically linking is going to work slower
than mounting /new/partition under /old/directory

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