[ALUG] formatting a hard drive in linux

Tim Green timothy.j.green at gmail.com
Wed Nov 19 12:20:35 GMT 2008

2008/11/19 Ted Harding <Ted.Harding at manchester.ac.uk>:
> At any rate, that was the case on Win98 (the last time I encountered
> the problem, on behalf of a friend who wanted to put in a second
> hard drive). I don't know if it applies to XP, 2000, or Vista (and
> I'd prefer not to need to find out ... ).

NT and beyond are more sane, and you can re-assign the drive letters
to make them stick.

Adding a 2nd drive containing only Linux partitions won't change the
lettering sequence anyway - only FAT and NTFS partitions get letters.


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