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Bug#249041: partman in d-i RC2 breaks Red-Hat FC2 by setting root FS label.

Anton Zinoviev wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 08:26:46PM +0100, Eric Lavarde wrote:
> > 
> > I don't know if my opinion counts but I _did_ notice that d-i creates
> > labels, and at the same time broke my parallel Red-Hat FC2 installation,
> > which all of soudain tried to use my debian root partition (LABEL=/) as
> > its own root partition, without luck of course, and with a lot of really
> > strange error messages.
> This means that it is better for Debian installer to give the partitions
> some other names rather their mount places.  This way Red Hat wan't be
> confused.  Also it seams more safe to use file system IDs in /etc/fstab
> instead of labels or device names.

We could also add some kind of a scan for existing labels and only allow
new unique labels to be created.

see shy jo

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