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Re: Adding a hard drive with Debian.



> Its pretty easy.
> 
> 1. Physically install the drive in the machine, and configure it properly
> on one of the IDE channels in the computer. Ensure that the BIOS
> recognizes the drive when you reboot.
> 
> 2. Boot into Linux and partition the drive. I like cfdisk but there are
> other ways to do it.
> 
> 3. Create file systems on all of the partions for the new drive. I think
> the standard nowdays would be ext3 or ext2, but whichever you use. 'mkfs'
> is to operative command here.

If you have x running, gparted is a nice tool:
http://gparted.sourceforge.net/screenshots.php

-- 
Dan Hunt  Saint Brieux Saskatchewan Canada



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