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Re: moving '/'
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Cc: "linda w (cyg)" <cygwin at tlinx dot org>
- Date: Wed, 14 May 2003 18:39:56 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: moving '/'
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Wed, 14 May 2003, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> On Wed, 14 May 2003, linda w (cyg) wrote:
> > Where all / what files do I need to change to move the 'root' of my
> > cygwin installation? Should I just search on "/root" (the name of my
> > cyg-root) and change them by hand? Would it just be /etc (and subdirs)
> > files and maybe a registry entry or so?
> > Thanks,
> > -linda
> Use "mount -s c:/newroot /". Unless you used "/cygdrive/c/root"
> somewhere, that should do it.
You will, of course, also have to change the /usr/bin and /usr/lib mounts,
and actually rename your c:/root to c:/newroot, but that was left as an
exercise for the reader... O:)
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