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Old 11-04-2004, 08:45 PM   #1
drino218
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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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