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Bug#605932: drives seem to be detected in undefined order

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On 12/04/2010 10:00 AM, Risto Suominen wrote:
> After manually editing /etc/yaboot.conf, I was facing another problem
> on boot: the disk drives seem to be detected in undefined order, and
> this makes it difficult to guess correct /dev/sd letter (and yaboot
> doesn't accept LABEL= syntax). I have two IDE disks (pata_cmd64x) and
> one SCSI disk (the one used here) (aic7xxx).

This is a known problem with a known solution. Fixed Yaboot, which will
be uploaded within next few days, will recognize persistent device
naming symlinks and UUID/LABEL syntax. Soon after, yaboot-installer will
be fixed to produce yaboot.conf using the same features.

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