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> Adding a hard drive.
post Apr 27 2006, 09:01 PM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?

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Should be a pretty simple answer. I've added an additional hard drive to my existing linux box. I can see the new drive listed under /dev/hdc ... but there are no partitions. I want to make the entire thing either ntfs or ext3.... it is an 80gb drive. How would I go about doing this?

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post Apr 28 2006, 05:27 AM
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Its GNU/

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Use fdisk or cfdisk to create a partition and then mkfs to format. Make sure the partition lablel is correct. You do not provide details on what you want to do with this partition so I can not suggest how to format. I've never tried formating a NTFS from linux so I suggest doing it from windows.

For ext3
mke2fs -j /dev/hdc1
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