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Re: UUID in fstab for device mapper devices?

On Fri, Aug 07, 2009 at 04:28:46PM +0200, Max Vozeler wrote:
> 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).

UUID is completely unusable in case of snapshots. Also the real name
is needed to use such a device as root for the initramfs.

> What about your types of devices? (dmraid, multipath)

All device-mapper names should be stable enough. For multipath its
either the WWNN or similar id, which is used to correlate the single
devices together, or the configured name.


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