Today In: Initializing a new hard drive

So, I haven’t done this in freaking forever. The last clear memory I have of setting up a brand new drive is sometime in the late 90s and doing everything in DOS (fdisk anyone?). Because of this, I had forgotten all about the joys of doing this. But first, a little background info. Earlier this month, I got a Newegg combo deal for a Seagate Barracuda rather than WD Caviar....