Just installed new HD in optibay, couple of questions

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by creeman, Aug 19, 2010.

  1. creeman macrumors 6502

    Oct 15, 2007
    Okay, so I just installed a 750 GB hard drive in the optibay. I currently have my iTunes library on it, but I was wondering if there was an easy way to move all my media/data folders over to it so they dont take up space on my SSD. Folders such as downloads, movies, everything.
  2. ale500 macrumors regular

    Jul 9, 2007
    Use symbolic links

    Move the directories and then in your SSD use symbolic links to the other harddisk (option create link from the ctrl-tap menu).
  3. creeman thread starter macrumors 6502

    Oct 15, 2007
    How do I move the directories, everytime I try and move, say the Downloads folder, it says I cant because Mac OS X needs it or something like that.
  4. creeman thread starter macrumors 6502

    Oct 15, 2007
    Looking for some answers on this. Do I need to change the location of the User folder? Ive read that leaving the Library folder on the SSD is the best option, is this also true about the User folder?
  5. Tortri macrumors 6502a


    Aug 30, 2010

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