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Old 07-01-2001, 10:03 PM   #1
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Hello! I am a newbie to Linux, and I am about to get Red Hat 6.1. I currently run Windows 98 on a 7.5 GB hard drive, and I am planning on adding a 30 GB hard drive for Linux. I would like to know what this other hard drive will be called, so that when I install, I know which drive to install it on. Any help is appreciated! Thank's for reading.

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Old 07-01-2001, 10:47 PM   #2
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You're 7.5G drive is known as hda. The second drive designation depends on where you connect it. If you connect it as a primary slave, it will be hdb. As secondary master, hdc. And as secondary slave, hdd.
 
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Which do you reccomend? Should it be a primary slave, or a secondary master?

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Old 07-01-2001, 11:55 PM   #4
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I would use primary slave ( hdb ).
 
Old 07-02-2001, 06:25 PM   #5
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Okay, thanks. This will help me alot!

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