I'm considering purchasing a SSD for my Macbook Pro. Unfortunately, I can't afford a large one, so I'm thinking of moving the current hard drive to the optical bay. On a Linux system, I would mount the second drive at /home. Given that Mac OS X Snow Leopard is Unix, I'm thinking it should be possible to do the same thing. Has anyone done this before?
You can do this, and it should work. A simpler solution though is to just put a symbolic link in /Users, pointing at your user directory on the new drive. I've done similar things in the past with multiple drives on an Xserve and it seems to work fine.
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