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Re: udev: what does it used for in Debian?

>>>>> Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> writes:
>>>>> On Mon, 2011-10-24 at 22:12 +0700, Ivan Shmakov wrote:


 >> BTW, does the root=UUID= variant require udev as well?

 > Yes, currently the kernel filesystem code does not probe for filesystem
 > UUIDs.  (However, it does support partition UUIDs as used in GPT.  You
 > can use root=PARTUUID= to select from those.

	ACK, thanks!

 > But I doubt you're using a GPT.)

	Actually, I do.  CHS addressing (as used in MBR, even if along
	with LBA) seems to me a bit obsolete (for at least a decade),
	thus I've moved to use GPT for all the new media almost as soon
	as I've discovered it.

	Sometimes, I have to use gptsync(8), though.

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