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Re: force yum to use smbmount?



On Sat, 2004-10-09 at 18:14, Pybe wrote:
> On Sat, 09 Oct 2004 17:45:14 -0500, W. Guy Thomas <mrguytx austin rr com> wrote:
> > 
> > I created a /mnt/mntyum that is pointing to a smbmount on my XP box that
> > has lots of gigs free.
> > 
> > How do I make yum *itself* use this mnt/mntyum for the cache?
> 
> # copy all yum headers etc to mnt so dont have to dload 
> # them again (remember the 1st time)
> cp /var/cahe/yum /mnt/mntyum
> 
> # mount the new mount ontop of /var/cahe/yum this 
> # doesnt loose the old info just creates a virtual dir on top
> mount -o loop /mnt/mntyum /var/cahe/yum
> 
> That should do the trick.
> 
> Pybe

man, I was close!!!!
the only thing I couldn't figure out was how to mount a sub dir onto an
existing mnt.

thanks Pybe!!!

here goes nuttin'.

=G



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