Adding Additional Hard Drives

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Adding Additional Hard Drives

With all of the hub-bub about Linux in clusters, Linux on supercomputers, and the like, sometimes its nice to reflect on the basics a bit.


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  • Submitted By - Devesh Khanna

  • Submitted on - 2008-04-26 20:51:23


"How can I add one more hard disk?", "What should I do if my collegue brings a new hard disk and I have to copy my files there?", "When I was using Windows, one could see the new disk immediately and Linux is too complex!" These are some of the common questions and concerns of new Linux users, who are facing the problem of adding of a new hard drive. Some of them are so accustomed to Windows that they can not think any other way, so they come up with such statements as "I have used fdisk and format programs, but there are no such ones in Linux!"    More detail...

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