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Re: udev device naming policy concerns

Marco d'Itri wrote:

> On Apr 02, Steve Greenland <steveg@moregruel.net> wrote:
>> Clearly, the flat layout works. The major semi-technical objection to it
>> ("too may entries") is solved by udev.
> 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.
Isn't it possible to fix this in a sane way without switching to the devfs
system wholesale (given that devfs naming includes crazy things like LUN
directories for IDE drives)?

Just a thought.

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