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PineHead.com: How to add an extra hard drive in linux

Apr 28, 2001, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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[ Thanks to GothStone for this link. ]

"This isn't hard, but seams to vex the newbies so here goes..."

"1. Do the physical install. If you don't know how to do this then I suggest buying a Mac, or perhaps even an etch-e-sketch."

"2. Boot the machine"

"3. Now, the hard part. The drive will be recognized by the OS as /dev/XdY, where X is either "h" (if the drive is IDE) or "s" (if the drive is SCSI), and Y is the letter of the alphabet that corresponds with the drive number. (Obviously not "a", if you already had a previous drive installed.)"

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