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Ok, the hard drive with Windows on it, i reformated and then installed Redhat. The other hard drive i have on my computer, i can't find or access. I have not formatted or done anything to it. It had no Windows system files. Just docs, mp3s , and some Windows executables.
How do I go about gaining access to it?
First day using linux (Windows XP completely crashed on me this morning.....pos)
It really depends on which filesystem was on the HD. You might have some luck using fdisk to reveal this:
/sbin/fdisk -l (/SBIN/FDISK -L lowercase)
If it's NTFS, do a search on the forums or on google.com/linux for info on setting up NTFS support for your distro, and then mount the device with something like:
mount -t ntfs /dev/hdb1 /mnt/ntfs
However, you really will need to read up on mounting, otherwise, this will all look really wierd to you Also, if you post up the results of the above command (fdisk -l ) then someone can probably walk you through it a bit better.
Last thing, where I typed "/sbin/fdisk -l" that means you have to type that into a terminal, that's the dos looking screen thing, and normally, should be done as root, but be very careful (as always) when using root.
No worries, we were all total n00bs once too And the best advice I can give, both regarding this issue and future, read. You'll have to check the site, it will direct you to where you need to go, simply click on what applies. You didn't mention which release of RedHat you have, so I can't give you a direct link, however, look to the left of the page, there are references for several releases.