[Techtalk] Adding a new hard drive

Betty Johnson bettyj at interbaun.com
Thu May 1 11:26:18 EST 2003

Try this link: http://www.linuxplanet.com/linuxplanet/tutorials/4232/1/

>I just added a nice new 80GB hard drive to my RH8 system and am totally
>stumped on where to go from here.  The drive didn't show up using fdisk,
>I used WIN98's fdisk to create a partition and then changed that partition
>from FAT32 to Linux using cfdisk.  What do I need to do to get the drive
>recognized when the system boots so I can use it?  It shows up as hdc
>during boot, but any attempts to access it have been fruitless.  I tried
>adding it in /etc/fstab, but that just locked the system up.  I feel like
>total dummy.
>Pat Marshall, MCSE, MCSA, A+
>Systems Administrator
>Flying Rhinoceros
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