FC2, Win XP and two harddisks

Fritz Whittington f.whittington at att.net
Mon Sep 20 17:57:59 UTC 2004

On or about 2004-09-20 11:16, Thomas Korsgaard whipped out a trusty #2 
pencil and scribbled:

>Hello List
>I have a computer with two disks hda and hdb. I currently have Win XP
>installed on hda and FC2 on hdb. Now the thing is that I don't use my
>Win XP any more and I keep getting messages that the disk is full. So my
>question is: 
>How do I convert my hda so I can use it under Linux? Is there a simpel
>way of formatting it and then mounting it at /mnt after wards?
Use fdisk to re-partition it, then mkfs to "format" it.  See the man 
pages for each of these programs
before using!   You would probably want to make  an ext3 fs.

Fritz Whittington
Politics, n. Strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. (Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary)

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