[Novalug] Goof with external hard drive --
beartooth at Beartooth.Info
Mon Dec 21 11:50:20 EST 2009
-- at least I suppose it must be some goof of mine.
I plugged an external USB hard drive into my old Dell
server, turned it on, and managed to get the .wine folder in my
home directory copied into it. This seemed a great victory,
because I had just used Garmin's MapSource software on the Dell
to download a couple hundred waypoints.
I got everything unmounted from the Fedora 11 Dell. (That
took a while, since it had odd bits hiding in odd places; and at
the very end I had to get rid of a couple things by powering the
external drive down.)
Then I plugged the drive into a T42 Thinkpad which was
sitting there, booted up and running Fedora 12, with MapSource
already installed; started it up again; and it automounted the
I found the .wine file on the external drive, opened my
home folder on the thinkpad, and dragged & dropped one .wine
folder onto the other -- making very sure I did that the right
It took a while, and copied in a lot of files; no mention
of any merging.
Then I launched MapSource again. No waypoints.
I logged out and back in. No waypoints.
I rebooted. No waypoints.
I did a wine-boot. No waypoints.
Where did I goof??
Beartooth Staffwright, Erstwhile Historian of Tongues
Sclerotic Squirreler, Double Retiree, Linux Evangelist
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