Format and mount secondary hard drive

Head Surfer
October 11th, 2008

Login via ssh:

fdisk /dev/hdb
Delete old partitions
Create a new one – entire drive
n, p,,, w

#need to sync with kernal so reboot

mkfs -t ext3 /dev/hdb1
e2label /dev/hdb1 /backupdrive

vi /etc/fstab
/dev/hdb1 /backupdrive ext3 defaults 1 2
LABEL=/backupdrive /backupdrive ext3 defaults 1 2

mount /backupdrive

How To Host A Website is a Web Hosting Review service. We provide web hosting reviews for best hosting, server hosting, cheap hosting and more as we answer the most important website hosting question - How To Host Website pages successfully.

Words visitors used that found this page online:

Disclosure: We are a professional review site that receives compensation from the companies whose products we review. We are independently owned and the opinions expressed here are our own. Please contact us if you would like your web hosting company considered for a web hosting and support review.
Back to top Copyright 2012 © How To Host A Website, An OS Hosting, LLC Company