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Re: About a second IDE drive, Fedora, Win and other OS



On Tue, 2005-06-14 at 11:06 -0400, Chama wrote:
> . So I got a new 80
> gb IDE hard drive. So I want to do this: I want to install the 80 gb
> disk as master, install win2k on a part of it, then Fedora Core 4,
> then install the 40 gb disk as slave, transfer all my files and then
> reformat the 40 gb completely in ext3 (I like reiser over ext3, but in
> somewhere I read that ext3 is better for Fedora.
> 
>   My problems is: I have never make anything like this with 2 linux
> disks, I know how to make it with windows, but not with linux. I
> thought I could use a live cd and transfer the files in the live
> environment. Is there any other way?

1) Install Win2K on the 80GB drive first, as master - leaving space for
Fedora Core 4.
2) Attach old drive as slave BEFORE installing Fedora Core 4 - this will
make sure that the disk labels for the two volumes will not conflict.
Copy the data from old disk to your new Win2K disk.
3) Install FC4 on free space. Boot into FC4.

As root you can mount the old Linux partitions and copy the files over.



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