Jump to content

Installing apps on different drive


  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1
acidos77

acidos77

    InsanelyMac Protégé

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 23 posts
Say I install Lion itself on my 64GB SSD, then having also SATA HDD attached, can I install ALL applications on SATA or still there will be something which will be installed on SSD over the time? How to make SSD serve as system/boot disk only, leaving SATA HDD as storage for evertyhing which will be installed after system setup?

#2
jamiethemorris

jamiethemorris

    InsanelyMac Legend

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 501 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:San Rafael, CA
What you probably want to do is move your user folder to the hdd. You have to make a symbolic link to it with the terminal.
Here's a tutorial on how to do it: http://hints.macworl...001110610290643
You also used to be able to use symbolic linker, which would be much easier. It works in SL but I'm not sure about Lion.
http://www.macupdate.../symboliclinker





0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

© 2014 InsanelyMac  |   News  |   Forum  |   Downloads  |   OSx86 Wiki  |   Mac Netbook  |   PHP hosting by CatN  |   Designed by Ed Gain  |   Logo by irfan  |   Privacy Policy