I am running Ubuntu 11.04. During installation, instead of
/usr, I mistakenly assigned
/usr/local to a separate partition. Now I want to change the mount point to default to
/usr on boot but I don't want to go through the pain of installing Ubuntu again.
So, if I follow you correctly, you have two partitions (I'm going to call them
First, you need to move all the files that are on the wrong partition. The easiest way to do that would be to boot from a live CD or USB, mount both filesystems, and perform the move. Assuming the filesystems are mounted at