ilug-admin at linux.ie wrote:
>> I'm planning to replace my third IDE hard disk hdc1 which contains msdos
> filesystem mounted as /d. The disk I'm sticking in will also be msdos. The
> drives are not the same size, the one coming out is 1.6G the one going in
> is 540M.
>> Am I correct to assume that Linux will not have a problem with this?
As long as you're replacing the disk in the same IDE slot, and you have
one partition in the same place on the disk, then Linux will simply see it
at runtime as /dev/hdc1, filesystem type FAT or VFAT, and will mount it
quite happily in exactly the same place as before.
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