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I have a OpenVZ VPS server with a 500GB hard drive and 240GB SSD. I'd like to have each VM's files stored on the SSD. Can I make their directory within /vz symlink to a directory on the SSD?

There might be a better way to do this. If you know one, feel free to let me know about it.


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Sure you could just mount the SSD card under /vz manually or through your systems /etc/fstab file.

First figure out what your SSD card's device handle is (might be something like /dev/sdc1). Then using the mount command:

% mount /dev/sdc1 /vz

If you're not sure which /dev/... is your device, you could use the command blkid to help figure it out.

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