I've put a new SSD as
/dev/sda, the old HD as
/dev/sdb. And done a fresh installation as one partition on
The main quirk in my set-up is that I don't want to repartition the old HD, since it's got lots of data on it.
Since I had a swap partition on the HD before, I've put that into fstab. I've also mounted the HD. And
/tmp/var) are in tmpfs.
But, how can I go about moving /var to the HD? I can junk the old one (currently sitting under root at
Doing a simple
ln -s /mnt/hd/var /var doesn't seem to work. Is this something I need to do with
mount -o bind? I'm asking because the "attempt, fail, recover" cycle time is pretty long.