Slave Drive (resend)
AdminPublisher at earthlink.net
Sat Feb 16 05:43:58 UTC 2008
Ed Greshko wrote:
> Wayne Smith wrote:
>> Wayne Smith <AdminPublisher <at> earthlink.net> writes:
>>> Anybody have any pointers about how to setup a slave drive???? I just
>>> want to use it separately from the Filesystem as storage for my files.
>>> I put it in the computer and formatted it with QTParted. For some
>>> reason, though, it's not listed in Computer, and I have no idea how to
>>> mount it up otherwise and use it.
>> The drive I'm trying to use is a Western Digital 80gb hard drive. I want to use
>> it separately from my filesystem as storage for my files. I have it setup as a
>> slave drive apart from the master drive. I managed to get it mounted by
>> reformatting it in ext3 with QTParted and rebooting the computer. Now, however,
>> it says the drive belongs to root and I can't read or write to it. It's an IDE
> In a terminal window cd to the mount point (with the drive mounted) and
> simply "chown username:groupname ." Where username is your user name. The
> groupname is normally the same....
> That should be "sudo chown....."
Ok, that takes care of the permissions. Thanks a lot for that. Now, the
mount point is still listed in the filesystem. If I format the master
drive, will that wipe out my files on slave also??? If so, how do I
separate it from the filesystem????
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