Peter Boosten peter at boosten.org
Sun Jul 15 11:58:05 UTC 2007

Norberto Meijome wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Jul 2007 08:59:04 +0200
> Peter Boosten <peter at boosten.org> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Is it possible to mount a filesystem with it creating a .snap directory?
>> I mount a different partition for mysql under /var/db/mysql, but since
>> there's a .snap directory, mysql thinks there's a .snap database  
>  :-D 
>> (the
>> name is actually a bit complexer).
> You can tell mysql where to look for pretty much anything via my.cnf, or
> rc.conf settings (i think you want to do the latter).
> - the /var/db/mysql is the default, but by no means unchangeable. 
> for example, mount your partition in /mnt/dbs , make a
> directory /mnt/dbs/mysql  and point mysql to this. the .snap will be
> in /mnt/dbs .

Thanks for the suggestion, Norberto, but that doesn't answer my
question: is it possible to mount a partition _without_ it creating a
.snap directory?



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