[sf-lug] /home on separate partition (was Sunday meeting)

Bobbie Sellers bliss-sf4ever at dslextreme.com
Tue Mar 6 07:34:04 PST 2018

> jim writes:
>>      the explanation as to why is in the
>> paragreaph: to be able to mount the
>> device to the /home/ directory of
>> whichever Linux is booted. That way
>> users can boot any Linux and expect
>> their files to be as they expect.
>>      Note this requires that the users'
>> UID is the same for all Linux systems.

     And here is the URL to Carla Schroder excellent article on setting up
a data partition to hold the important data of /home.

     I used this for a while and it works but it takes some extra
energy to setup.   The caution about the Grub updates mentioned
elsewhere is very good advice.

     Bobbie Sellers

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