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

severity 605932 grave


Excerpts from Milan Kupcevic's message of Sam Dez 04 20:53:48 +0100 2010:
> forcemerge 572925 605932
> thanks
> 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.

IMO this is release critical. Upgrading this bug to grave. BTW I'm
working with Milan on a solution. Stay tuned. 


Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter.
Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
~ Samuel Beckett ~

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