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bpgunner
October 22nd, 2008, 09:21 PM
How do I get Xubuntu to detect the second hard drive I plugged in after the install?

D3M0L1$H3
October 22nd, 2008, 09:26 PM
How do I get Xubuntu to detect the second hard drive I plugged in after the install?

it should detect it automatically.
if not install Gnome Partition Editor (GPartEd) or use it on the live cd, and you will need to reformat it.
what is it right now? NTFS? or FAT?

Nxion
October 22nd, 2008, 09:28 PM
Is it a internal or external?

if it is an internal you would have to format it first and then add a line to your fstab file so everytime you boot up it mounts that harddrive. Try this:

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DrivesAndPartitions (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DrivesAndPartitions)

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallingANewHardDrive (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallingANewHardDrive)

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?&t=283131 (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?&t=283131)

Also check this thread out. Look at post number 9: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=955495

If it an external, then Ubuntu should just pick it up and mount it automatically.

Hope that helps.

Elfy
October 22nd, 2008, 09:31 PM
If it is formatted you cna add it to fstab for it to be mounted at boot, you need to

1 - make a folder for the drive to mount to
2 - add a line to fstab with drive and folder information

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=283131

Youy can get drive information by running


sudo fdisk -l
sudo blkid

If you need help we will need the information from those two commands

bpgunner
October 22nd, 2008, 09:42 PM
Thanks, I'll check all the above.
It was detected, but I just removed Ubuntu and installed Xubuntu.I unplugged the second internal HD to avoid any mistakes.