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Re: SCSI Device Addresses

Lennart Sorensen wrote:
On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 01:54:25PM -0500, Douglas A. Tutty wrote:
Is there any advantage of using UUID (which are very long) and a
filesystem label (e.g. LABEL=root) which is shorter and more intuitive?

If you ever have to deal with a disk from another system using labels
you can get into conflicts like trying to deal with two disks with a
label of ROOT.  Gets quite annoying.  I like to know that MY root disk
will mount because it has the right UUID not because I label it ROOT.

And labels were broken when I switched in the initrd I was trying to use
while UUIDs worked so that's what I stuck with.

Len Sorensen

How do you determine the UUID?

Damon L. Chesser

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