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Old 09-13-2003, 10:33 PM   #1
darazman
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stuck - trying 2 add 2nd hard drive


Trying to access the space on my 120 gig thats just newly added outta the box.

Running Redhat 9.1
Primary channel = 80 gig Master with the redhat OS on it + 120gig is the slave. drive is Fresh outta the box, nothing on it.
Secondary channel = CD-RW

I've been looking through froms for similar problems and trying some things, maybe worse off then i started with who knows heh, I just wanna be able to access it for more space somehow, and i'm yes a noob.

Where I'm at right now:
if i go and do "fdisk -l"
i see an hda1, hda2, hda3 and its details to the right, then below the hda stuff i see:

Disk /dev/hdb: 120.0 GB, 120034123776 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 14593 cylinders
units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Device Boot ~ other headers here ~
/dev/hdb1 1 14593 117218241 83 Linux

I feel like i'm gettin close but i'm not getting any further to figuring out how to access this space yet, I dont think its mounted and i think its formated but not sure I know how to tell.

You guys been wonderful help before, hope yas can again=)
thx!
 
Old 09-13-2003, 10:41 PM   #2
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well it appears to have a partition on it, so trying making a mount point for example /mnt/120drive and then try mounting it...for example
mount /dev/hdb1 /mnt/120drive
this is at the understanding that you have added the device to your /etc/fstab file...
you could use an entry such as:
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/dev/hdb1    /mnt/120drive	ext3    user,rw,exec,umask=000   0   0
 
Old 09-13-2003, 11:02 PM   #3
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it looks like the drive is being recognized with a partition, so you probably just need to mount it. you can do that where ever you want, probably creating a mount point in /mnt is the best place, e.g.,

mkdir /mnt/newdisk

and then mounting it:

mount -t auto /dev/hdb1 /mnt/newdisk

>oops, guess i had that tab opened too long.

Last edited by synaptical; 09-13-2003 at 11:03 PM.
 
Old 09-13-2003, 11:11 PM   #4
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Is it perhaps a Maxtor 6Y120M0? If so, please see this thread:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...threadid=92347

Short summary: the Maxtor 6Y120M0 needs a 2.6 version kernel.
 
Old 09-13-2003, 11:13 PM   #5
darazman
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Thanks for your fast replys, both of u, needed to know to make the folder in /mnt as well that synaptical mentioned and drozz had everything else i needed, Props to yas both, thx!
 
  


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