using sys/fusefs-ntfs as the home dir

Aryeh Friedman aryeh.friedman at
Wed Aug 20 03:12:07 UTC 2008

On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 10:59 PM, Aryeh Friedman
<aryeh.friedman at> wrote:
> For the last couple of months I have stopped using a dual boot machine due to:
> 1. Not having an activated copy of vista (fixed)
> 2. Wine handling 90% of my common needs up to last week (NBC is
> broadcasting the olympics in a format wine can't handle and most of my
> games don't work [and the ones that do have no audio])
> thus I am going back to a dual boot setup with the following config (I hope):
> 500 GB internal drive in 2 partions (min. for vista [c:] and the rest
> for fbsd [8-current])
> 250 GB external (usb) that will be ntfs formated [d: for windows and
> /mnt/d on fbsd)
> My question how do I set it up so my windows user's dir is the same as
> my home dir on fbsd? (assume it will be on the ext. drive)?
> Secondary question which I know is answered at WineHQ so no need to
> answer unless there is a BSD specific issue is how do I make it so
> wine will treat the first partion of the 500 GB as ~/.wine/drive_c and
> the same for the external

Forgot one big qualifier to thue question... I want it so my firefox
and thunderbird folders are the same location on both OS's and that if
I dl mail/add a bookmark/etc that both OS's will handle it correctly

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