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IBM developerWorks: Partitioning in action: Moving /home - A step-by-step partition moving how-to

May 07, 2000, 17:54 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Daniel Robbins)

"In this new series of tips, Daniel Robbins shows you how to change partition layout on a running system. He'll also cover several tricks of the trade to minimize downtime and avoid making costly mistakes. In this particular tip, he'll show you how to move /home to another partition."

"The partition /home is one of the most-often-moved partitions. Sometimes, all the space in /home becomes exhausted, and an additional hard drive is required. Other times, /home is set up as part of the root partition, and it may need to be moved to improve performance or facilitate backup. Whatever the case, I'll show you how to move /home safely and efficiently."

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