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Can not see second hard drive

Postby jamesdgraham on Sun Jul 26, 2009 6:34 pm

I just installed Mint 7. I have two hard drives I installed mint on the first one and formatted the second one. I can see the drive in gparted but I do not know how to have the drive available when I boot.
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Re: Can not see second hard drive

Postby lagagnon on Sun Jul 26, 2009 6:43 pm

Is there another operating system on that second drive or is it just a formatted drive with no OS? If the latter then you have access to that drive through the file manager (Nautilus), just as you would in MS Windows. Click the Computer icon on the desktop.

If there is a second OS on that other drive so you are asking to dual boot then it should be in the boot list at the start if you installed Mint correctly.
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Re: Can not see second hard drive

Postby jamesdgraham on Sun Jul 26, 2009 6:51 pm

I clicked on the icon and the hard drive is not there.

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Re: Can not see second hard drive

Postby lagagnon on Sun Jul 26, 2009 10:23 pm

Open a terminal and show us the output of the following commands:

sudo fdisk -l
df -h
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Re: Can not see second hard drive

Postby Fred on Sun Jul 26, 2009 10:38 pm

Or... you can just auto mount it the old fashioned way and not have to worry about it anymore. :-)

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