Dual Boot, shared /home

Sébastien Maerten maerten.sebastien at laposte.net
Sat Apr 24 22:28:28 PDT 2004


Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Apr 2004, T.Benjamin Buckley wrote:
> 
> 
>>Can anyone on the list think of a good reason not to create a partition
>>that for /home that would also be mounted as /Users by OS X?  The box
>>will be more-or-less single-user, and I don't expect the two OSes to
>>share much in the way applications.  

Maybe it wouldn't be a good idea to share .basrc, .xinitrc and the like 
between the two OS's

>  Filesystem type ?  I'm seeing bug reports for the updated hfs+ (in 2.6)
> on l-k, don't know how serious they are (wasn't paying attention) and
> I'm not sure if 2.4 has a usable hfs+.  

I would only say one thing: never use hfs(+) from linux for important 
data. For me at least it can be said as unstable (both 2.4 and 2.6). 
Don't do that for /home



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