Yes. There's a bug in fdisk, and there's a fix floating around. I can'tQuote:>I'm currently moving linux to my secondary drive, an 800Mb conner.
>While fdisking (v 1.5), I put on a 32Mb swap, a 50Mb root, and the
>rest as native linux (which I was planning on mounting as /usr).
>Printing a partition list resulted in fdisk telling me the
>physical/logical endings of my third, large partition were different.
>The physical end was at cylinder 547, while the logical ended at 1572.
>This is a rather large difference. Is this a problem? It sure looks
remember where it is (let me know if you find it).
I got errors saying "odd number of sectors" &c when I fdisk'ed my new 345MB
drive. I think that I have a few unused sectors now as a result (hasn't
affected me... yet).
mkdir /usr/homeQuote:>Problem 2:
>I don't want a set limit on /home, so I want /home to be a soft link to
>/usr/home (where all the space will be). How do I go about that?
>For some reason, my man pages on ln are a bit sparse. And how do I
>deal with stuff that's already in /home? mv it to /usr/home before I
>do any linking?
ln -s /usr/home /home
Better yet, to ensure that such links are followed properly through NFS
(in case you forget to set the NFS flag that converts / to equivalent
numbers of ../):
ln -s ./usr/home home
I dealt with the stuff in /home in a different way. My / partition is larger,
so I left most of the home directories in /home, created /usr/home, moved
/home/ftp to /usr/home/ftp, and
ln -s ../usr/home/ftp ftp
I left the other directories intact.
Unfortunately, Linux does not have automount (which -- someone correct me if
I'm wrong -- I believe is how CCO gets your home directory to magically
appear in /home without permanent symlinks no matter what computer you're on).
Not exactly sure what you're trying to do, but it sounds complicated enough
that I shouldn't try to answer it without my system in front of me. :-(
David A. Cuthbert "You will join me for dinner; that's NOT a request!"