[CentOS] newbie question on installation over existing Linux

Mon Jun 8 16:34:45 UTC 2015
Kay Schenk <kay.schenk at gmail.com>

On 06/07/2015 11:05 PM, g wrote:
> On 06/07/2015 07:25 PM, Kay Schenk wrote:
> <<>>
>> So, I'm not sure how to interpret what you said. Can I get the same
>> results from a CentOS install using some combination of options?
> because your are playing with multi flavors,
>  [i bet you like going to baskin-robbins for ice cream ;-) ]
> a solution for you would be what i did some years back and i was
> playing with diff flavors, my "/home" partition was mounted in
> new install as /home2 and i let installation setup a /home in /.
> after install and booting it, as root i moved the newly created
> "user" home to the /home2 directory, renamed it to the 'user-flavor',
> then linked that back into the install /home and renamed it to
> "username" and changed ownership to "user"
> which then gave me:
> /home/username --> /home2/user-flavor
> so that in /home2 i had:
>   /home2/geo-fc3
>         /geo-fc4
>         /geo-mandrake
>         /geo-flavor-x
>         /geo-flavor-y
> i hope you can see how i did this. i am of terse thinking and
> do not always go into detail enough.

Another creative approach and one I'd thought of also!
But...not my first choice.


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