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From: Nikos Chantziaras <realnc@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] Re: About ready to move /usr, /var and /home to LVM.
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2012 20:01:02
Message-Id: jm7c4n$gpp$
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] About ready to move /usr, /var and /home to LVM. by Dale
1 On 12/04/12 22:49, Dale wrote:
2 > Howdy,
3 >
4 > Well, it appears we got the init thingy working. I'm about ready to
5 > move things around since one of my drives is about full and I need a
6 > spare to move things around with. I use cp -a to copy things while
7 > booted from a USB stick do hicky. So far, that has always worked and is
8 > pretty fast. I do have a question tho.
9 >
10 > When I copy this over, do I still need to copy over null, console and
11 > such to /dev? I know I don't need everything in /dev but do recall
12 > needing those in the past. Has this changed since I'm using the init
13 > thingy? Am I forgetting one? I thought there was three.
14 >
15 > Anything else that could be a gotcha? I plan to move this twice. Once
16 > to the spare drive, repartition the OS drive then copy things back over
17 > again. It's been a while and with LVM about to be used, I hope it is
18 > the last time.
20 Make sure this is really what you want. If *any* of the disks in the
21 LVM goes bad, you lose everything, not just the data on that single disk.


Subject Author
Re: [gentoo-user] Re: About ready to move /usr, /var and /home to LVM. Dale <rdalek1967@×××××.com>
Re: [gentoo-user] Re: About ready to move /usr, /var and /home to LVM. Paul Colquhoun <paulcol@×××××××××××××××××.au>
Re: [gentoo-user] Re: About ready to move /usr, /var and /home to LVM. William Kenworthy <billk@×××××××××.au>