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Old 11-04-2004, 09:45 PM   #1
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Installing Linux on an external hard drive

I just purchased a 120 GB external hard drive and i set it up. I partitioned the drive and my computer recognized the drive. So i inserted the college linux iso cd and rebooted my computer. i followed the instructions and everything went great until i got to the part where i had to choose a partition. I selected search for drives and the only drive that came up was my old drive and it did not recognize my new drive. I have the drive turned on and everything seems to be fine. Its a western digital drive and its connected through my USB port. Any ideas on how to get it to recognize my hard drive?? Any help is appreciated.
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Please do not post the same thread in more than one forum. Picking the most relevant forum and posting it once there makes it easier for other members to help you and keeps the discussion all in one place.

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