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How do I go about adding a second IDE hard drive under Linux (CentOS)?

It is plugged into the IDE cable, set to slave. But when I log on to Linux I don't know what to do. Under windows I would just go under "Disk Management" and create a partition and format it. How do I do this on Linux?
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You have to first partition is using fdisk, then format it.. using mkfs and mount it to where you want..  There is a tutorial here:
http://yolinux.com/TUTORIALS/LinuxTutorialAdditionalHardDrive.html
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Awesome link, thanks.
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