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Authored by: sjk on Aug 13, '05 07:12:32PM

That's incorrect, Esme. I've used an entry like:

UUID=383FD42C-EA30-48A4-B260-BE51F9A206FC /Users hfs rw

... in /etc/fstab on 10.3 & 10.4 to mount the users volume on /Users without loading data into NetInfo.

Works flawlessly, except for an ignorable "no such file or directory" warning from the mount command run from /etc/rc when booting.

I disagree with gidds' post that claims the symlink method of users volume relocation is "much safer and easier". Well, at least the "safer" part because (IMO) there's less risk of some obscure error with a directly mounted volume than referencing it through a symlink. Pretty sure I've read of trouble (maybe a bogus installer?) caused by such a symlink although that was a few years ago and may be irrelevant nowadays. Whichever method works to your satisfaction is what's best for you. :-)

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