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Re: Bug#510223: How to avoid device name related kernel panics after dist(/automated kernel)-upgrade

Am Sonntag, den 30.08.2009, 10:23 +0000 schrieb
> My wish:
> * please provide a (half) automated, maybe interactive, way to verify
> the
> configuration of fstab / menu.lst (and related) in any matching
> postinst
> script
> * in #debian-devel i got the hint to switch from device names to UUIDs
> - is
> there a way to provide this automatically?
> * will UUIDs according to rfc4122 ever be default in debian?
> To me this problem doesn't seem to be grub specific, or do LILO and
> have a solution for it? 

GRUB 2 always uses UUIDs except for LVM devices or if
GRUB_DISABLE_LINUX_UUID=true is set in /etc/default/grub.

GRUB Legacy only uses UUIDs when menu.lst is freshly created on a lenny
system or if you change the kopt parameter yourself and then run

The Debian-Installer team has an UUID goal for Squeeze:

Felix Zielcke
Proud Debian Maintainer

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