View Full Version : [ubuntu] new hard drive

July 22nd, 2008, 01:58 AM
Hello All,
I recently had to replace a hard drive in a computer with 2 hard drives:


hda0 is the one I replaced. hda1 is my /storage folder, already formatted ext3.

Once I re-install Ubuntu, will it automatically recognize it and mount it? Or do I just have to edit fstab?

July 22nd, 2008, 02:02 AM
It should see it.

If not, follow this guide (http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/mountlinux) to create mount point and add to fstab.

To use 'UUID=' format, find with

sudo blkid

July 22nd, 2008, 02:13 AM
Wait... That looks like it's the same hard drive with 2 partitions (0 and 1). If it's a second drive it should be hdb instead of hda.

July 22nd, 2008, 02:53 AM
sorry, I did mean /hda and /hdb.

However, I want to dual boot the system, and have NTFS and ext3 storage on /hdb.

Thanks for all your help.