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    i am taking out one of hdd from my machine. How do i un-label it so when i boot it doesnt go and look for this particular hdd?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pheha View Post
    i am taking out one of hdd from my machine. How do i un-label it so when i boot it doesnt go and look for this particular hdd?
    The file /etc/fstab contains mounting information for partitions; edit this file as root ans comment out any lines that refer to partitions on this disk.

    Remember: hda or sda is the master disk on the first controller, hdb or sdb is the slave disk on that controller, and hdc/sdc and hdd/sdd are the master and slave on the second controller. That should allow you to recognise the name of the drive you're taking out.
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