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Mount a sufolder as /User?
Authored by: witenoize on Feb 17, '02 04:20:21PM

I followed Nick & Ben's directions, and I was successful in mounting a partition on another hard drive as /User in 10.1.2.

My question: is there a way to mount a subfolder on that drive, so that I could organize the user folders together instead of them being at the root level of the drive?

As a UNIX newbie I do not know what would be involved...



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Mount a sufolder as /User?
Authored by: bjd14 on Feb 19, '02 03:09:46PM

You can make your mount point wherever you want. All you have to do is change the arguments in the 'mount' command to point to that directory.



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Mount a sufolder as /User?
Authored by: witenoize on Feb 19, '02 05:47:43PM

The line I am using in my library/startupitems/disks/disks file is:

mount -t hfs /dev/disk1s9 /Users

Which works fine as long as all users folders are at the root level of the drive.

There doesn't seem to be a way to add subfolders past the /dev/disk1s9/ which specifies a device. If I do, I get an error on startup (verbose mode) and it doesn't mount.

Any ideas?



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