On Mon, 2010-12-13 at 13:48 +0100, H.-R. Oberhage wrote: > Thanks, ... > > On Dec 13, Stephen Powell wrote: > > [...] > > specification. For example, on my system I use > > > > ... > > boot=/dev/disk/by-uuid/055d446a-977d-4aa6-877d-62c716f5e85a > > ... > > root="UUID=055d446a-977d-4aa6-877d-62c716f5e85a" > > > > in /etc/lilo.conf. > > .. for a very valuable hint (to me, at least). > > This probably means, that a disk "LABEL" will do, too?! > [I don't trust the UUID :-). They can change so often (reformatting swap) > and are not so 'unique' at all, e.g. in the case of (physical) snap > shots :-).] [...] Yes, labels work too. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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