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Old 01-19-2005, 06:02 PM   #1
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Add hard drive

I am running Fedora core 3
Kernel: 2.6.10-1.737_FC3

I have a 10 gig drive and want to add a 40 gig drive to it for a total of 50. How do I get Linux to see this new drive?
Old 01-19-2005, 06:17 PM   #2
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Are you going to install it in the same ide channel?
Does Linux see it?
In this case mount it in your /etc/fstab
Old 01-19-2005, 06:31 PM   #3
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I was going to put it on a different IDE channel.
I am hoping to make a file server...

my question is: how do I do that?
Old 01-19-2005, 06:34 PM   #4
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Ok, say that the 10gig drive is on the first IDE channel. THerefore your drive mapping is /dev/hda. If you put the 40gig on the 2nd IDE channel, your drive mapping is now /dev/hdc. Use fdisk to make the partitions:

fdisk /dev/hdc
blah blah

THen after, create a filesystem on it.



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