[TriLUG] new hard drives in RH9
bsmith at bloodhoundinc.com
Mon May 24 16:26:36 EDT 2004
e2label /dev/hdX /data1
then you can use the Redhat Label System
see here http://smithlx.org/redhat_label.php
From: Jon Carnes [mailto:jonc at nc.rr.com]
Sent: Monday, May 24, 2004 4:24 PM
To: Triangle Linux Users Group discussion list
Subject: Re: [TriLUG] new hard drives in RH9
On Mon, 2004-05-24 at 15:57, Byarlay, Wayne A. wrote:
> I've got 2 new big hard drives, in this RH9 computer, and they show up
> in the hardware manager as /dev/hdc and /dev/hdd. I go to disk manager
> and there's nothing about adding/formatting disks..
> How do I format & use these drives? as, say, /data1 and /data2?
Open a command shell and type:
m = help
p = show the partition table
n = create a new partition
In your case, you just want the whole drive to be one partition so just
type an "n" and use the whole drive.
Now, edit your /etc/fstab and put in an entry like this:
/dev/hdc1 /data1 ext3 defaults 1 2
You are now ready to mount the drive:
On boot, the drive will be automagicly mounted (since it is now the
Do the same for your second drive.
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