Note that I'M using Mint Linux with Cinnamon. I just got a new 250 Gig SSD and I'd like to have it mounted at /home/garrett. First of all, what's the best way to do this? Should I simply add a mount command to my .profile file? Secondly, I'M assuming that I'll need to move everything that's currently under /home/garrett to that drive before having it mounted, I figured things could get a little screwy if I'M logged in as garrett when this is preformed. So should I fist swith to runlevel 1 (single user no GUI) and log in as root as not to frak up anything when I move my files? Also, what command whould I use to move it all, I don't know if a simple mv would get it or not. I need to make sure I get everything including all the files that begin with '.'. Thanks.
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Do all this as root: sudo su -
- Create a partition and file system in that partition on the new disc - use ext3 or ext4 file system types.
- When you create the file system, specify a label such as "garrett": mkfs -t ext4 -L garrett /dev/snX1 where /dev/sdX is …
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