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Date:      Sun, 1 Jun 1997 13:23:58 -0500 (CDT)
From:      "Jay D. Nelson" <>
To:        Sinuralan <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: /var as symlink
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <>

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This will work. -- However -- you must do it in single user mode. Tar up
your current /var and stick it somewhere in /usr. Boot single user,
mount / and /usr rw, edit /etc/fstab appropriately, create your directory 
and symlinks, untar the old var in the new spot and reboot multiuser.

-- Jay

On Sun, 1 Jun 1997, Sinuralan wrote:

->Just wanted to check and see if anybody knows for sure whether replacing
->/var with a symlink to something like /usr/var (with all appropriate
->subdirs) would work.
->Thanks in advance.
->Sin <>

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