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New HDD, which one for master?

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I currently have a 80gb HDD in my computer and recently it's become about 95% full. I purchased a 160gb one today and I don't know if I should use the new one as a master and the 80gb for extra storage or the other way around.

I'm using Windows XP Home and plan on using Linux later on.

Which would be the best option 160gb for master or 80gb?

I'm also thinking of transfering everything onto the 160gb and using that as a master with windows, then installing linux on the 80gb. Then I won't have to worry about partitioning drives. The only thing I'm worried about is if I download files in windows that I won't be able to access them in linux or if I download them in linux I wont be able to access them in windows.

Sorry if that turned into a bit of a linux based question.

All advice is appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

Edited by bogan, 26 July 2005 - 12:36 AM.

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if your going to go the way of linux on one drive and windows on the other then I would reccomend putting the windows on the 160 and linux on the 80. And yes, you should have no problem accessing files that you doenload using windows from the linux drive. Just so long as the file (assuming its like an application or somthing) is compatible with linux, and can be played|viewed whatever by an application on that OS.

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