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Old 10-27-2001, 06:33 PM   #1
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second hard drive


I'm going to try to install a second hard drive just to run Linux on. Will the instal software the drive comes with, partition okay for Linux?

And can I partition the new, second drive so I can try more than one distribution of Linux?

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Old 10-27-2001, 08:30 PM   #2
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You can format it under windows and then when you get to your linux install there will be utilities to format for a linux file system. Under linux the drive will be called "hdb" (win D) if its on your primary IDE controller as slave, the master will be "hda" (win C).
 
  


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