On Monday 18 February 2008, Frans Pop wrote: > I'd suggest to create new, really persistent, short and humanly readable > device names. I'd like to see these devices named by type with "real" > (permanent) hard disks distinguised from removable devices like USB > sticks (yes, I know the distinction is thin sometimes). > Preferably we'd "reuse" the old /dev/hdX devices, but I expect that > that's not possible. An alternative for hard disks would be /dev/diskX; > removable USB devices could become /dev/usbX, etc. One other advantage of this scheme would be that it would also allow us to use these new names in default configuration files for e.g. smartmontools, hddtemp, laptop daemons, etc.
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