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Re: [pkg-cryptsetup-devel] UUID in fstab for device mapper devices?

hello max,

On 07/08/2009 Max Vozeler wrote:
> Hello fellow maintainers,
> we recently changed d-i (partman-target, to be precise) to use 
> UUIDs in fstab in order to get stable device naming.
> Currently UUIDs are used for all devices except 
>  - /dev/fd*
>  - cryptsetup mappings
>  - those specified by explicit /dev/disk/by-* paths
> Since then, we concluded that it is preferable to go back to plain
> /dev/mapper/ paths for LVM LVs because those already provide stable 
> device naming (and are more descriptive).
> What about your types of devices? (dmraid, multipath)
> Should we refer to them by UUID or with the /dev/mapper/ paths?

i suggest to go the same way for all device-mapper devices. at least the
same argument (stable device names and more descriptive) holds for all
of them. so i don't see a reason why to treat lvm devices different
from dmraid or dm-crypt devices.


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