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Re: udev device naming policy concerns

On Apr 02, Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu> wrote:

> > No. The major technical objection to the old-style layout is that
> > non-positional names like sdX and hdX are a PITA for non-trivial systems
> > because drives may change name when new ones are plugged in.
> That particular "major technical objection" is solved by using LABEL=
> and UUID= in /etc/fstab.
Only for file systems which support this, and only for when they can be
referenced by fstab. Swap partitions are a common example of why this is
not enough.

ciao, |
Marco | [5532 acUmGKsy913Xg]

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