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Re: How to preserve users in new install?



I would not recommend mounting it on /home/user, try / instead.  Too
many programs will ask if you want your user directory deleted and there
goes your data if you answer yes.  Yes, this is a lesson learned for me.

Norm

On Tue, 2004-06-01 at 08:47, John L. Pierce wrote:
> Someone should also direct this user to setup separate partitions on the
> physical disc(s) so that in the future preserving user data will be much
> easier.
> 
> Then when doing a new install the user can just omit formatting the
> /home, /etc and other necessary directories.
> 
> 



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