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August 05, 2011, 09:30:55 PM
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Hi, if I'm running bitcoin client from inside a truecrypt drive how do i get it to run the .bitcoin/database on the truecrypt drive and not on my home folder?

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August 05, 2011, 10:04:12 PM
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Backup your .bitcoin folder, delete it, and mount your truecrypt drive in .bitcoin
Then put all the files of your .bitcoin backup in the truecrypt drive

Or use -datadir bitcoin flag

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August 06, 2011, 08:13:25 AM
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Hi, if I'm running bitcoin client from inside a truecrypt drive how do i get it to run the .bitcoin/database on the truecrypt drive and not on my home folder?

As jackjack said, -datadir=

You might also use symlink (or if windows, see http://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=2730.msg306129#msg306129 )

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