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Old 05-01-2002, 06:59 AM   #1
gigya
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Unhappy URGENT!!! adding ide(hdb-secondary hard-disk) to redhat 7.1


hi
i have redhat 7.1 installed in the primary master, a primary slave which has redhat 6.2 installed but cannot be loaded.
i want this 7.1 to read the data in the slave. how do i mount it.
please give in steps with examples (like run this command mount -t /dev.....)
Please hurry and yes i am a novice!!!
thanks
girish
 
Old 05-01-2002, 07:06 AM   #2
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OK
cd /mnt
mkdir extra
mount -t ext2 /dev/hdb5 /mnt/extra
Small explanation: if you have many partitions on primary slave, experiment with different numbers (/dev/hdb1,..../dev/hdb8). One of them will work.
To unmount
unmount /mnt/extra
 
Old 05-01-2002, 07:31 AM   #3
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I forgot to ask you a question... Why is the RH6.2 installation not booting? Do you need help with this?
 
Old 05-02-2002, 05:03 AM   #4
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You can run fdisk -l /dev/hdb to get a listing of the partitions on hdb. Then just try mounting the ones listed except for the ones named ' extended ' or ' swap '.
 
  


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