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Old 10-24-2003, 11:48 AM   #1
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RedHat9: New Hard drive - how to mount at boot

Hey all, got a new system with an extra hard drive seperate. I installed the hard drive, and the system sees it (/dev/hdb). I used fdisk to add partitions to the drive, one primary and one logical linux partition that take up the whole drive. My first drive contains the operating system (/dev/hda). How can I get my system to mount the new drive at boot as /space?

A side note, whenever I boot up or log off, my monitor goes into power save mode...very there a power config for the monitor anywhere?

Thanks for your help in advance!
Old 10-24-2003, 11:55 AM   #2
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Make a new directories under mnt eg. /mnt/space1 and /mnt/space2 then add lines to /etc/fstab;
/dev/hdb1 /mnt/space ext2 defaults 0 0
/dev/hdb5 /mnt/space2 ext2 defaults 00
You must check the last line in the above as I am guessing that the second partition is /dev/hdb5.

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Old 10-24-2003, 12:31 PM   #3
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Hey, wouldn't you know that once I wrote, I found the answer through Google, finally hit the correct set of keywords! Followed directions on:

Thanks tiger for your help!

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Talking great link...thanks!

wow that link was awesome...found everything i needed at that site. thanks!


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