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Re: stable aliases for CD drives

I demand that Marco d'Itri may or may not have written...

> On Dec 29, Adrian von Bidder <avbidder@fortytwo.ch> wrote:
>> Won't work because the problem at hand is exactly that /dev/hdX won't
>> necessarily be stable anymore.

> No: the /dev/[sh]d* devices are as stable as they have always been.

Which is, in itself, good.

> ONLY rules using %e (the /dev/cdrom-like aliases) are unreliable.

I remember them being reliable. Sacrificing their reliability at the altar of
boot speed (AIUI) wasn't really a good idea...

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