How to put my home directory on another Hard Drive

Asked by Rich.b

I would like to build a new desktop PC, with a SSHD plus a normal HD. I will be installing Ubuntu 14:04 64 bit or latest OS at the time.

I would like to put the home folder on the normal HD and the OS on the SSHD drive.

I have a Corsair TX550M PSU which I will using for the new PC.

Any advice please including hardware broad & processor .

Will be doing normal internet access plus picture and video editing.

Thank you for any help.


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Best actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :

Use the 'something else' option during installation. You can make partitions as you need a swap partition of equal or larger than your RAM (I assume you have more than 2Gb RAM). Then the rest for / formatted to Ext4. You can then make your /home partition formatted to Ext4 on the other drive.

Fstab will be created appropriately.

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Rich.b (aybi30) said :

Thanks actionparsnip, that solved my question.