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'home' folder on _any_ removable volume?
Authored by: vashremix on Jun 10, '04 12:20:14AM

I have been wanting to set up 'home' folders on some of the work computers using this sort of idea.
I wanted to have each person use their USB thumb drive as their home folder so that as they move from machine to machine they can still access all of their preferences etc.
We have got Xserve so I know I could do it that way... but the network traffic is already too high, and it seemed like it _ought_ to be simple to create mountable 'home' folders for each machine.

It seems to me that some of the Linux distros are doing this (mandrake move) -- I wonder how hard it would be to set up OS X like this.

I have been searching on the web for more info about using a removable volume as a home folder, and coming up empty. If anyone has some more pointers as to where to find out more info on this I would very much appreciate the pointers.


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