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Old 02-12-2004, 05:52 PM   #1
jemp
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Fedora on new hard drive has me stumped.


Ok. First off, I'm an extreme newbie.

I just installed a new hard drive (Western digital 80gig) to put Fedora on. The hard drive (F:\) is installed correctly. That's the only thing I'm sure of right now. The set up for Fedora stumps me at the partitioning. I'm not wanting to partition. I want to install Fedora on Drive F:\ It really stumps me asking for[*]hda or[*]hdb That's as far as I get. I know that there is an easy answer to this. But if you could just give me a hint and steer me in the right direction, Please?

System set up info:
A:\ floppy
C:\ Program files, docs and set, etc
D:\ Windows XP home OS
E:\ CDROM
F:\ new hard drive, where I want to put Linux

computer:
Presario S4120WM


Thanks a bunch
John
 
Old 02-12-2004, 08:02 PM   #2
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/dev/hda - primary master ide channel (drive)
/dev/hdb - primary slave
/dev/hdc - secondary master
/dev/hdd - secondary slave
 
  


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